the early bird gets the worm

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the early bird gets the worm

  1. Whoever arrives first has the best chance of success; some opportunities are only available to the first competitors.

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  • Chinese: 早起的鳥兒有蟲吃早起的鸟儿有虫吃 (zǎoqǐ de niǎor yǒu chóng chī) (calque)

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