can't\ make\ an\ omelet\ without\ breaking\ some\ eggs

proverb
To achieve a certain goal one must sometimes incur damage, experience difficulties, or make sacrifices.

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 can't make an omelet without breaking some eggs," my wife said with a smile.


Словарь американских идиом. — СПб., Изд-во "Лань". . 1997.

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