Have Your Cake and Eat It Too

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The idiom “You can’t have your cake and eat it too” deliciously illustrates the concept of making trade-offs and realizing that you can’t have something if you have another. The phrase is often used when referring to compromises and alludes to making a choice between two options that could never be reconciled. In other words, the two options that are mutually exclusive.

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Sources:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/You_can’t_have_your_cake_and_eat_it

If I Have My Cake, Why Can’t I Eat It?


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