cross that bridge when you come to it

Cross that bridge when you come to it
If you will cross that bridge when you come to it, you will deal with a problem when it arises, but not until that point

The small dictionary of idiomes. 2014.

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  • cross that bridge when you come to it — phrase to deal with something when it happens, and not worry about it before Thesaurus: to be, or to become calm and stop worryingsynonym Main entry: cross * * * cross that bridge when you come to it ◇ If you say you will cross that bridge when… …   Useful english dictionary

  • cross that bridge when you come to it — cross that bridge when (you) come to it to not worry about a possible problem until it becomes an actual problem. I might need a lawyer, but I ll cross that bridge when I come to it. Usage notes: also used in the form cross the bridge or cross a… …   New idioms dictionary

  • cross that bridge when you come to it — v. deal with a situation when it happens and take care of it when you face it and not before …   English contemporary dictionary

  • cross that bridge when you come to it — to deal with something when it happens, and not worry about it before …   English dictionary

  • I'll cross that bridge when I come to it. — I ll/We ll cross that bridge when I/we come to it. something that you say in order to tell someone that you will not worry about a possible problem but will deal with it if it happens. What if the flight is delayed? I ll cross that bridge when I… …   New idioms dictionary

  • I'll cross that bridge when we come to it. — I ll/We ll cross that bridge when I/we come to it. something that you say in order to tell someone that you will not worry about a possible problem but will deal with it if it happens. What if the flight is delayed? I ll cross that bridge when I… …   New idioms dictionary

  • We'll cross that bridge when I come to it. — I ll/We ll cross that bridge when I/we come to it. something that you say in order to tell someone that you will not worry about a possible problem but will deal with it if it happens. What if the flight is delayed? I ll cross that bridge when I… …   New idioms dictionary

  • We'll cross that bridge when we come to it. — I ll/We ll cross that bridge when I/we come to it. something that you say in order to tell someone that you will not worry about a possible problem but will deal with it if it happens. What if the flight is delayed? I ll cross that bridge when I… …   New idioms dictionary

  • cross that bridge when come to it — cross that bridge when (you) come to it to not worry about a possible problem until it becomes an actual problem. I might need a lawyer, but I ll cross that bridge when I come to it. Usage notes: also used in the form cross the bridge or cross a… …   New idioms dictionary

  • don’t cross the bridge till you come to it — Do not concern yourself with difficulties until they arise. Now also common as the metaphorical phrase to cross one’s bridges when one comes to them. 1850 LONGFELLOW Journal 29 Apr. in Life (1886) II. 165 Remember the proverb, ‘Do not cross the… …   Proverbs new dictionary

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