if it ain't broke, don't fix it

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if it ain’t broke, don’t fix it

  1. Leave something alone; avoid attempting to correct, fix, or improve what is already sufficient. (Often with an implication that the attempted improvement is risky and might backfire.)
    I know it’s an ugly looking antenna, but you know what they say: If it ain’t broke, don’t fix it.

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