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English definition of “you can't win 'em all”

you can't win 'em all

(also you win some, you lose some) informal
something you say that means it is not possible to succeed at everything you do: I'd have liked the job but I suppose you can't win 'em all.Expressions used to describe situations
(Definition of you can't win 'em all from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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