A List of Sayings Beginning With ‘X, Y, and Z’

Here are the meanings of phrases and sayings starting with the letters XY, and Z. Click on one below to find more details.


X, Y, Z‘ – Phrases

Yada Yada
A way to signify that what is being said is predictable or boring.


You Can Lead a Horse To Water, But You Can’t Make It Drink
You can provide an opportunity to someone that can help them, but you cannot force them to take it.


You Can’t Have Your Cake And Eat It Too
Sometimes, there may be two desirable things that someone wants, but these two things contradict each other, so the person can only pick one. It’s akin to saying “you can’t have it both ways.”


You Can’t Judge a Book By It’s Cover
Don’t judge someone or something only by their outward appearance.


You Can’t Teach an Old Dog New Tricks
It can be challenging to teach a person something new, especially if they are set in doing things a certain way.

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