Can't have a cake and it too
Sir / Madam,
I am confused in understanding this phrase. Kindly explain me with precise meaning using this phrase in a sentence form.
Re: Can't have a cake and it too
The phrase is actually: "You can't have your cake and eat it too."
The problem with eating a cake is that at the end of it, the cake is gone. You can either have a cake for ever, or you can eat it; but you can't do both.
This idiom means that sometimes you have to make a compromise, because you can't always have everything you want.
By BellaDonna in forum Ask a Teacher
Last Post: 24-Apr-2006, 22:32
By DFELDAN in forum Ask a Teacher
Last Post: 22-Jan-2006, 16:24
By ravi in forum Ask a Teacher
Last Post: 11-May-2005, 10:57
By NewHope in forum Ask a Teacher
Last Post: 27-Sep-2004, 12:52
By Helped Wanted in forum Ask a Teacher
Last Post: 04-Nov-2003, 10:13
Search Engine Optimization by vBSEO