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Crawl before you walk

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You must learn to crawl before you can walk (proverb): You have to learn the basics first, you have to start a bit at a time, you can't get ahead of yourself
You must learn to crawl before you can walk: literally means that you must learn to move on your hands and knees before learning to walk.

to crawl: to move on one's hands and knees, to go on all fours; to creep, to slither

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