You can't make an omelette without breaking eggs

This page is about the saying "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

a. give up another

b. buy it

c. heat it gently

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Contributor: Josef Essberger