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you and what army
you are not expected to understand this
you bet your ass
you better believe it
you better believe something
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you can lead a horse to water but you can't make it drink
you can lead a horse to water, but you can't make him drink.
you can say that again
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you can't get there from here
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you can't have your cake and eat it too
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you can't make an omelet without breaking eggs
you can't squeeze blood from a turnip
you can't take it with you
you can't teach an old dog new tricks
you can't unscramble an egg
you can't win
you can't win 'em all