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Definición de “necessity is the mother of invention” en inglés

necessity is the mother of invention

saying
an expression that means that if you really need to do something, you will think of a way of doing it
(Definition of necessity is the mother of invention from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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