you can't get a quart into a pint pot

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English[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

  • you can't fit a quart into a pint pot
  • you can't put a quart into a pint pot

Proverb[edit]

you can't get a quart into a pint pot

  1. What is being discussed is not possible.
    They've asked me to get to New York by five o'clock, but you can't get a quart into a pint pot!