> You can't have your cake and eat it
Idiom: You can't have your cake and eat it
Idiom Definitions for 'You can't have your cake and eat it'
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.
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You can't have your cake and eat it
Idioms similar to 'You can't have your cake and eat it'
Take the cake
Icing on the cake
You can't have cake and the topping, too
Have your cake and eat it too
Pieces of the same cake
Piece of cake
Cake's not worth the candle
Dropped like a hot cake
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