a bird in the hand is worth two in the bush

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It is preferable to have a small but certain advantage than a mere potential of a greater one.
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Submitted on May 25, 2012

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en fugl i hånden er værd to i bushen

Besser den Spatz in der Hand als die Taube auf dem Dach

más vale pájaro en mano que ciento volando

Un tien vaut mieux que deux tu l'auras

उपलब्ध चीज़, अनुपलब्ध चीजों से अधिक मूल्यवान हैं

un uccello in mano vale due nel cespuglio

лучше синица в руках, чем журавль в небе

கையில் ஒரு பறவை புதரில் இரண்டு மதிப்புடையது

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