Idiom: You can't have your cake and eat it
Meaning: This idiom means that you can't have things both ways. For example, you can't have very low taxes and a high standard of state care.Country: International English | Subject Area: Food | Usage Type: Both or All Words Used
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- Piece of cake
- Pieces of the same cake
- Have your cake and eat it too
- Cake's not worth the candle
- Dropped like a hot cake
- Take the cake
- You can't have cake and the topping, too
- Icing on the cake
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