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English definition of “time and tide wait for no man”

time and tide wait for no man

UK literary saying
said to emphasize that people cannot stop the passing of time, and therefore should not delay doing things
(Definition of time and tide wait for no man from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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