eat an elephant one bite at a time

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eat an elephant one bite at a time (third-person singular simple present eats an elephant one bite at a time, present participle eating an elephant one bite at a time, simple past ate an elephant one bite at a time, past participle eaten an elephant one bite at a time)

  1. (idiomatic, chiefly proverbial) To do something one step at a time; to do something in steps rather than all at once.

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