walk and chew gum (at the same time)(redirected from walking and chewing gum)
walk and chew gum (at the same time)
humorous To be able to do two or more things at once. Often used in the negative to convey ineptitude. I'm quite capable of watching the grill while I water the flowers—I can walk and chew gum at the same time thank you very much. He's a sweet kid, but the new intern can't walk and chew gum. He somehow managed to throw out the letters I told him to take to the mail office.
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