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cross that bridge when we come to it

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Definition


Solving a problem only when absolutely necessary.

Context : Business
Category: Idiom
Semantic: 

Usage of “cross that bridge when we come to it”

  1. Don't worry about the color layouts of the product now. We will cross that bridge when we come to it.

Examples of idiom “cross that bridge when we come to it” from Twitter
  • Default avatar for Twitter user 'denimf'
    denimf:

    Anyone here know how to fly a plane? Ok, We'll cross that bridge when we come to it. - Sergeant Redford during the plane hijacking #rofl

  • Default avatar for Twitter user 'linzpinz'
    linzpinz:

    @BBCTrainees I'm going to apply anyway and if I get an interview, we will cross that bridge when we come to it.

  • Default avatar for Twitter user 'jmolua'
    jmolua:

    Our economy is about to collapse but we will cross that bridge when we come to it.

  • Default avatar for Twitter user 'loocsirolyat'
    loocsirolyat:

    "We'll cross that bridge when we come to it... Or burn it. Either way we'll deal with it later."

  • Default avatar for Twitter user 'ChloeOHerlihy'
    ChloeOHerlihy:

    Spoke to my mom about what's been freaking me out. She said not to worry, we'll cross that bridge when we come to it, hopefully we won't