Today'sCallan

Today's Callan

Look before you leap

Meaning:
think carefully before you do anything which uncertain
Synonyms:
Look twice before you leap.

Sentences:

It is important to look before you leap.

I’m not saying you shouldn’t sign the lease for that apartment. I’m just saying you should look before you leap.

Conversation 1
A: I’m thinking about going to night school.

B: Are you sure you can spare the time and the money? Look before you leap.

Conversation 2
A: Did you read today’s paper? Stock prices rocketed.

B: Yes, I did. So I will invest all of my money in stocks.

Conversation 3
A: What is the matter with you, why are you crying?

B: I have made the most stupid mistake.

A: Calm down, what have you done?

B: I quit my job because my new boyfriend told me I could get a job working with him.

A: So what is the problem?

B: He left me last night, he was lying.

A: Oh dear, you should have looked before you leap

Conversation 4
A: I’m going to go to Queensland next week.

B: Great, what are you going to do there?

A: I don’t know, I’ll get a job and find somewhere to live.

B: Have you got any offers?

A: No, nothing. Everything will be fine.

B: Maybe you should look before you leap.

(Callan book stage 8, 735p)

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