proverb A complex task is bound to take a long time and should not be rushed.
More example sentences
- As one analyst concluded, ‘We should recall that Rome was not built in a day, and note in the context of the Gulf monarchies that reform from above is still a far preferable route to change than revolution from below.’
- They ought to be aware that Rome was not built in a day and realise that what they failed to achieve in the ended negotiations can always be addressed in the next round scheduled to begin as early as May.
- He added: ‘We are as aware as anyone of those areas that have not reached their targets but Rome was not built in a day.’
Definition of Rome was not built in a day in:
- The British & World English dictionary