you can’t take it with you

you can’t take it with you

Meaning

  • everybody leaves their wealth behind after death;
  • to not be able to take anything along when one passes on;
  • no one takes their wealth to next world after passing away;
  • refers to worldly items but can be used even without extreme condition of death.

Example Sentences

  1. The whole world knows that you can’t take it with you but they still have so much affiliation to their worldly possessions.
  2. I need this toy in the class so you can’t take it with you.
  3. You know the office policy and so you can’t take it with you to complete at home, it has to be done here.
  4. The cable is mine and you can’t take it with you.
  5. The saint explained about salvation in his speech and spoke about worldly goods. He said you can’t take it with you so try to introspect your attachment.
  6. You can’t take it with you when you have no intention of returning it back to me.
  7. I told him that he can’t take it with him but he just would not listen to me.
  8. This billboard is not your personal property. No, you can’t take it with you.
  9. I have registered a formal case against him so that he can’t take my property with him.

Origin

This phrase is the title of a famous comedic play in three acts that was released in 1936 by George S. Kaufman and Moss Hart.

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