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cart before the horse
used in Murder On The Orient Express

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idiom meaning "to do things in reverse logical order"

For example, someone who wants to sell all the eggs and then raise chickens is putting the "cart ahead of the horse" because there will be no chickens to raise if all the eggs are sold
  • You are inclined to put the cart before the horse.
    2.13 — Part 2 Chapter 13 — Summary of the Passengers' Evidence (62% in)

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