鱼与熊掌不可兼得

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Mandarin[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Literally: One cannot get fish and bear's paw at the same time.

Proverb[edit]

鱼与熊掌不可兼得 (simplified, Pinyin yú yǔ xióng zhǎng bù kě jiān dé, traditional 魚與熊掌不可兼得)

  1. One can't have one's cake and eat it, too.

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