in the bud
phrasal in an early stage of development <
nipped the rebellion in the bud
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  • nip in the bud — {v. phr.} To check at the outset; prevent at the start; block or destroy in the beginning. * /The police nipped the plot in the bud./ * /The teacher nipped the disorder in the bud./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

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