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Definition of Idiomatic Expressions


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.


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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