you can't dance at two weddings at the same time

you can't dance at two weddings at the same time

proverb You cannot do or accomplish multiple things simultaneously, so you must choose what is most important to you to pursue. From Yiddish. The Prime Minister will have to make a decision on how to deal with this soon. You can't dance at two weddings at the same time. Look, either be with me here, or go take the job in London. It's your choice, but you can't dance at two weddings at the same time.
See also: dance, same, time, two, wedding
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