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Re: IDIOM: have your cake

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  • jrozek@amberg.cz
    ... Co takhle chce sedet zaroven na dvou zidlich ? Vim, ze jde o jiny idiom, ale v nekterych situacich by to mohlo fungovat. BR, Jan
    Message 1 of 5 , Apr 1, 2001
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      --- In Czechlist@y..., "Radka Crossley" <radski2000@y...> wrote:
      > We all kind of understand the idiom you can't have your cake and eat
      > it (Hais/Hodek say it's nemuzes chtit, aby se vlk nazral a koza
      > zustala cela) but what to do if somebody writes that "He wants to
      > have his cake and eat it too"? It's not so easy to turn the Czech
      > idiom around to accomodate it. Any suggestions?
      >
      > Thanks,
      > Radka
      Co takhle "chce sedet zaroven na dvou zidlich" ? Vim, ze jde o jiny
      idiom, ale v nekterych situacich by to mohlo fungovat.

      BR, Jan
    • Radka Crossley
      ... Jo, to je bezva, do mojeho prekladu se to hodi mnohem vic nez chce, aby se vlk nazral a koza zustala cela . Diky R.
      Message 2 of 5 , Apr 2, 2001
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        > Co takhle "chce sedet zaroven na dvou zidlich" ? Vim, ze jde o jiny
        > idiom, ale v nekterych situacich by to mohlo fungovat.
        >
        > BR, Jan

        Jo, to je bezva, do mojeho prekladu se to hodi mnohem vic nez "chce,
        aby se vlk nazral a koza zustala cela".

        Diky
        R.
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