nothing ventured, nothing gained

nothing ventured, nothing gained
proverb you can't expect to achieve anything if you never take any risks

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nothing ventured, nothing gained
— used to say that it is worth trying to do something because you might succeed even though success is not certain
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Main Entry:venture

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nothing ˈventured, nothing ˈgained idiom
(saying) used to say that you have to take risks if you want to achieve things and be successful
Main entry:ventureidiom

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