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The meaning of "haste makes waste"

" Haste makes waste "
Meaning:
Doing things in a rush makes for a poor result.
Example:
I should have known I would trip if I ran with that tray of drinks - haste makes waste.
Where did it originate?:
Britain, 16th century proverb.
Where is it used?:
Mostly Britain.
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