To put the cart before the horse

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"The ministers or their deputies avoided discussing the Qatari crisis in order not to put the cart before the horse and not to thwart the rapprochement efforts."
"The minister is attempting to put the cart before the horse. She needs to ensure adequate resources are in place before any major curriculum reforms are implemented."
While Procrastination people use to show themselves as perfect employees and they follow mostly should" statements, imagine mastery models and try to put the cart before the horse. Procrastinators sometimes behave to avoid lack of confidence, fear of failure, lack of self reward or lack of self awareness.
The Minister described the discussion of an implementation mechanism before reaching outcomes is like someone who tries to put the cart before the horse.
He said: "I don't want to put the cart before the horse when it comes to Rio, but I hope to be there.
The council are trying to put the cart before the horse.
"It is important now not to put the cart before the horse," she said.
"I don't want to put the cart before the horse, but we're looking to put our game plan for the weekend to the test.
The common notion that religion underwrites morality thus tends to put the cart before the horse. By living together, people evolve commonly accepted ways of regulating and controlling their relations with each other.
Therefore, to hold that America can ever safely relinquish its hegemony because the political, economic, and military cooperation among the great powers ensures stability and peace is to put the cart before the horse. To Brzezinski, stability in Western Europe and East Asia, guaranteed by American preponderance, was the precondition for cooperation, not vice versa.
TO get tough with benefit claimants when unemployment is rising is to put the cart before the horse.