I must love you and leave you

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Definition of I must love you and leave you

 (Entry 1 of 3)

British, informal
used to say that one has to leave I don't want to miss the last train, so I'm afraid I must love you and leave you.

you live and (you) learn

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Definition of you live and (you) learn (Entry 2 of 3)

informal
used to say that one has learned something from an experience that is surprising and usually unpleasant I thought I could trust him, but I couldn't. Oh well, you live and (you) learn.

(you're) damned if you do and damned if you don't

idiom (3)

Definition of (you're) damned if you do and damned if you don't (Entry 3 of 3)

informal
used to say that in a specific situation a person can be blamed or considered wrong no matter what he or she does

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