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rush one's fences

Definition of rush one's fences in English:

British Act with undue haste: although they had created an expectation of radical reform, his team were not going to rush their fences
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  • She, however, rushes her fences and ends up pregnant.
  • Still, later on I think we wondered whether maybe it had been a little too soon, and down the road we had to think hard and reexamine whether we had rushed our fences.
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