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tried-and-true

[trahyd-n-troo] /ˈtraɪd nˈtru/
adjective
1.
tested and found to be reliable or workable.
Origin
1930-1935
1930-35
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tried and true

Tested and proved to be worthy or reliable, as in Let me deal with it—my method is tried and true. [ Mid-1900s ]
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