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you can say that again

zeg dat wel

if you agree strongly with someone, you can say 'you can say that again'

you can't have cake and the topping, too

je kan niet alles hebben

you can't have everything the way you want it

you can't have your cake and eat it

van tweeen een

you can't have things both ways

you can't make an omelette without breaking eggs

waar gewerkt wordt vallen spaanders

in order to achieve something, there are often losers in the process

you can't take it with you

je kan het niet meenemen

enjoy life and don't worry about not having a lot because 'you can't take it with you'

you can't unring a bell

wat gedaan is, is gedaan

once something has been done, you have to live with the consequences

you could have knocked me down with a feather

schiet mij maar lek

the person was very shocked or surprised

you do not get a dog and bark yourself

je moet delegeren

if there is someone in a lower position who can do a task, then you shouldn't do it

you get what you pay for

alle waar naar zijn geld

something that is very low in price is not usually of very good quality

you know

je weet wel

what some, you know, people say every other, you know, word

you reap what you sow

boontje komt om zijn loontje

when you do bad things to people, bad things will happen to you

you rock

je bent geweldig

You are really great