leave well enough alone

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If things are fine, then leave the situation alone; don't do anything to disturb the current situation.
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Submitted by acronimous on October 08, 2018

Additional definitions for 'leave well enough alone':

leave well enough aloneTo leave something alone; to avoid attempts to correct, fix, or improve what is already sufficient.
leave well enough aloneTo leave something alone; to avoid attempts to correct, fix, or improve what is already sufficient
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