Better safe than sorry

This page is about the saying "Better safe than sorry"

Possible meaning:
We should be careful in a dangerous situation. It is better to stay safe than to have an accident (and be sorry about it). The full "grammatical" sentence would be: "It is better to be safe than to be sorry."

Quick Quiz

John added the words "Better safe than sorry" when he told Mary to drive

a. more slowly in the snow

b. faster in the snow

c. fast in the snow
a) more slowly in the snow b) faster in the snow c) fast in the snow

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Contributor: Josef Essberger