Definition of “put the cart before the horse” - English Dictionary

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“put the cart before the horse” in British English

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put the cart before the horse

to do things in the wrong order:

Aren't you putting the cart before the horse by deciding what to wear for the wedding before you've even been invited to it?

(Definition of “put the cart before the horse” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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