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Synonyms for put the cart before the horse
put the cart be·fore the horse

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  1. put the cart before the horseverb

    Synonyms:
    ass-backwards

  2. put the cart before the horseverb

    To put things in the wrong order or with the wrong priorities; to put something inconsequential as more important than something more essential.

    Synonyms:
    ass-backwards

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  1. The Australian:

    Obviously the guy is doing a nice job, when you think about it it’s kind of cool. I’ve been kind of peeing on that parade, but you know what I’m saying. We don’t need to put the cart before the horse.

  2. Keiichi Nakamura:

    If projecting a shadow makes a woman an easy target by showing criminals there's nobody home, that would put the cart before the horse, so we'd like to commercialize it once we add variety, such as releasing a new video every day.


Translations for put the cart before the horse

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  • stelle den Wagen vor das PferdGerman
  • pon el carro delante del caballoSpanish
  • mettre le panier devant le chevalFrench
  • गाड़ी को घोड़े के आगे रख दियाHindi
  • Letakkan gerobak di depan kudaIndonesian
  • metti il carro davanti al cavalloItalian
  • カートを馬の前に置きますJapanese
  • postaw wóz przed koniemPolish
  • coloque a carroça diante do cavaloPortuguese
  • گھوڑے کے سامنے ٹوکری رکھوUrdu
  • 本末倒置Chinese

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