Selecting Words, Phrases & idioms - English (MCQ) for Bank, MBA, CAT, MAT, GMAT, SSC for Q. 20118
Q. Complete the following sentences with the most appropriate words/phrases with reference to grammar, idioms, proverbs and syntax.
A stitch in time_______________- Published on 11 Mar 16
a. Saves till nine
b. Saves none
c. Saves till eight
d. None of the above
ANSWER: Saves till nine
A stitch in time saves till nine- meaning a timely stitch can prevent the cloth from tearing for a long period of time. This phrase is used to explain why it is always better to choose proactive approach.
For example: As he had prepared for the exam well in advance, he discovered why a stitch in time saves till nine when he got good marks.