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"there's no such thing as a free lunch" in British English

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there's no such thing as a free lunch

saying
said to emphasize that you cannot get something for nothing: "I get to travel with my job but the downside is I have to give talks." "Well, there's no such thing as a free lunch."
(Definition of there's no such thing as a free lunch from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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there's no (such thing as a) free lunch

there is always a cost for something you want: In return for extra profit, investors take on additional risk, proving that there is no such thing as a free lunch.
(Definition of there's no (such thing as a) free lunch from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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