Note. 類似說法 You can't have it both ways ; You can't have the best of both worlds.
92. "見機行事; 看著辦"
A. If we get a rental car during our vacation, we'll have to stay at cheaper hotels.
B. Oh, well, you can't have your cake and eat it too.
A. I though you were going to marry your boyfriend sometimes last year.
B. We talked about it, but we both got cold feet so we called it off.
A. I've heard some juicy gossip about the net secretary at work.
B. Well, don't keep me in suspense. Tell me what you've heard.
A. Wow! Jenny is in a really bad mood. Do you know what's wrong?
B. I have no idea. She must have gotten up on the wrong side of the bed this morning.
A. Do you have your day in London all planned out?
B. Not at all. I'm just going to play it by ear when I get there.
A. I'm thinking I should just take the small pay increase the company is offering.
B. Don't sell yourself short. You are worth a lot more money than they are paying you.