belt and suspenders approach

belt and suspenders approach

A popular term for duplicate or redundant tests, which provide essentially the same information.
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It's a "belt and suspenders approach", designed to make sure nobody fails to observe the holiday on the appropriate day.
Since the notice placed by the court in the New York Law Journal said the deposit of rent was effective October 17th, Dan Margulies, CHIP's executive director, advised "Take a belt and suspenders approach," and include the new notice by October 17th, but no earlier.