Translation: from spanish

you cannot make an omelette without breaking eggs

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  • you cannot make an omelette without breaking eggs — Cf. Fr. on ne fait pas d’omelette sans casser des œufs, one does not make an omelette without breaking eggs. 1859 T. P. THOMPSON Audi Alteram Partem II. xc. We are walking upon eggs and..the omelet will not be made without the breaking of some.… …   Proverbs new dictionary

  • you can't make an omelette without breaking eggs — you can’t make an omelette without breaking eggs phrase used for saying that it is impossible to achieve something good without causing some problems or some unpleasant effects Thesaurus: progress and developmentsynonym Main entry: omelette * * * …   Useful english dictionary

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  • omelette — see you cannot make an omelette without breaking eggs …   Proverbs new dictionary

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  • egg — see as good be an addled egg as an idle bird the same fire that melts the butter hardens the egg you cannot make an omelette without breaking eggs there is reason in the roasting of eggs don’t teach your grandmother to suck eggs …   Proverbs new dictionary

  • break — noun see never give a sucker an even break verb see hard words break no bones if it were not for hope, the heart would break it is the last straw that breaks the camel’s back obey orders, if you break owners …   Proverbs new dictionary

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