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reinvent the wheel

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reinvent the wheel

  1. (idiomatic) To redo work unnecessarily when it has already been done satisfactorily; to rethink an already working system, technique, etc. in a needless attempt to improve it.
    Just use the database as it is and don't try to reinvent the wheel.

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