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Old July 24, 2009, 10:46 AM
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Question UNA cosa no quita la otra

IN English , please?

One thing doesn´t cancel the other ????

This means that you can do both things, the fact that you do one, doesn´t prevent you from doing the other thing too.
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This means that you can do both things, the fact that you do one, doesn´t prevent you from doing the other thing too.
You can have your cake and eat it
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I thought it was you can´t have the cake and eat it.
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UNA cosa no quita la otra.

Doing X doesn't prevent you from doing Y. (replace X and Y with the things you're talking about.)
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You can have your cake and eat it
Often said with ",too" at the end.

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I thought it was you can´t have the cake and eat it.
We use both phrases.

Another translation option:
(Doing) one thing doesn't rule out (doing) another.
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