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Definition of Idiomatic Expressions


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What does a watched pot never boils mean?


Meaning of idioms with examples...

a watched pot never boils

This expression is used to mean that things appear to go more slowly if one waits anxiously for it.

Example(s):

There's no point running downstairs for every mail delivery. A watched pot never boils.

This idiom is in the furniture category


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