Definition of marry in haste, repent at leisure in English:

marry in haste, repent at leisure

  • proverb Those who rush impetuously into marriage may spend a long time regretting having done so.
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    • ‘In wartime you didn't waste a lot of time. We got a lot of comments like ‘marry in haste, repent at leisure’ but none of that happened.’
    • You know what they say - marry in haste, repent at leisure.
    • On a more domestic note, the old refrain, marry in haste, repent at leisure strikes a chord.
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