slow but (or and) sure

slow but (or and) sure
slow but (or and) sure
not quick but achieving the required result eventually.

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  • slow and steady wins the race — Sometimes merged with slow but sure. 1762 R. LLOYD Poems 38 You may deride my awkward pace, But slow and steady wins the race. 1894 G. F. NORTHALL Folk Phrases 22 Slow and steady wins the race. 2002 Washington Post Book World 14 Apr. 4 In Gould’s …   Proverbs new dictionary

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