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Mexican Slang Meaning

English: An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure.

Spanish: Ahogado El Niño, Tapan El Pozo.

Type: Proverb

Literal Meaning: Having drowned the child, they cover the well.

Analogous Saying: An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure.

Simón siempre dice que arreglará las escaleras rotas pero nunca cumple. Yo le digo que lo haga antes de que pase algún accidente. Ahogado el niño, tapan el pozo. (Simon always says he will fix the broken stairs but he never does. I tell him to do it before some accident occurs. An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure.)

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