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You can't make an omelette without breaking eggs

Possible interpretation: Sometimes, when we want to create or achieve something, we must sacrifice or destroy another thing to do it.

Note: omelette (noun) = a dish (food) made from eggs [AmE omelet]

Quick Quiz:

"You can't make an omelette without breaking eggs" could suggest that to gain one thing you may have to
  1. give up another
  2. buy it
  3. heat it gently

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