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you can't make an omelet without breaking eggs

you can't make an omelet without breaking eggs in Culture

You can't make an omelet without breaking eggs definition


We must give up or destroy something to gain something.

The American Heritage® New Dictionary of Cultural Literacy, Third Edition
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Slang definitions & phrases for you can't make an omelet without breaking eggs

you can't fight city hall

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It is futile to pit yourself against the political or other chiefs and their establishment; it is foolish to take on a battle you cannot possibly win (1970s+)


The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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