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    Default Have your cake and eat it too- explain this please

    can you explain have your cake and eat it too, does it mean they want the best of both worlds- can anyone explain this in more depth please and what it's general meaning is please.

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    Default Re: Have your cake and eat it too- explain this please

    Yes, you've got it.

    If you have a beautifully decorated cake on your table, it's pretty, but you can't eat it. If you eat it, you no longer have it. You can't have both.

    You can't have the best of both worlds is a very good alternative.

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    Default Re: Have your cake and eat it too- explain this please

    You would use 'to' not 'too'.

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    Default Re: Have your cake and eat it too- explain this please

    Quote Originally Posted by Chunky View Post
    You would use 'to' not 'too'.
    No, "too" (also) is correct. You can't have your cake and also eat it.

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