One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
If you don't make use of a favourable opportunity, you may never get the same chance again.
- ‘But time and tide wait for no man - or ship - and the vessel will be taken up the river Medway, where it will be turned into a bar and restaurant.’
- ‘And as Geoff was fond of saying, time and tide wait for no man.’
- ‘‘Yes, but let's get moving; time and tide wait for no man, as the saying goes,’ offered Stilwell.’
- ‘Unfortunately, as the old saying goes, time and tide wait for no man.’
- ‘There was just so much more to see and do but time and tide wait for no man, and my budget was going on a diet, losing weight fast.’
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