You can't make an omelette without breaking eggs


You can't make an omelette without breaking eggs
No se hacen tortillas sin huevos

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  • 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

  • you can't make an omelette without breaking eggs — This idiom means that in order to achieve something or make progress, there are often losers in the process …   The small dictionary of idiomes

  • You can't make an omelette without breaking eggs. — something that you say which means it is difficult to achieve something important without causing any unpleasant effects. Twenty jobs will have to be cut if the company s going to be made more efficient. But you can t make an omelette without… …   New idioms dictionary

  • you can't make an omelette without breaking eggs — used for saying that it is impossible to achieve something good without causing some problems or some unpleasant effects …   English dictionary

  • You can't make an omelette without breaking eggs —   This idiom means that in order to achieve something or make progress, there are often losers in the process …   Dictionary of English idioms

  • 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

  • can't make an omelette without breaking (some) eggs — To achieve a certain goal one must sometimes incur damage, experience difficulties, or make sacrifices. A proverb. * /When we drove across the country, we put a lot of mileage on our car and had a flat tire, but it was a pleasant trip. Well, you… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • can't make an omelette without breaking (some) eggs — To achieve a certain goal one must sometimes incur damage, experience difficulties, or make sacrifices. A proverb. * /When we drove across the country, we put a lot of mileage on our car and had a flat tire, but it was a pleasant trip. Well, you… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • can't make omelette without breaking eggs —    This expression means that it is impossible to make important changes without causing some unpleasant effects.     Some people will lose their jobs after the merger, but you can t make an omelette without breaking eggs …   English Idioms & idiomatic expressions

  • (can't) make an omelette without ... —    This expression means that it is impossible to make important changes without causing some unpleasant effects.     Some people will lose their jobs after the merger but you can t make an omelette without breaking eggs …   English Idioms & idiomatic expressions

  • omelette — ome|lette also omelet AmE [ˈɔmlıt US ˈa:m ] n [Date: 1600 1700; : French; Origin: omelette, from Latin lamella thin plate ] 1.) eggs mixed together and cooked in hot fat, sometimes with other foods added ▪ a cheese omelette 2.) …   Dictionary of contemporary English