One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
Nothing can be made or accomplished without proper or adequate material or information.
- ‘It's no good trying to build a website if you don't know any html, you can't make bricks without straw.’
- ‘For our enterprises, ‘One can't make bricks without straw’ is no longer a solid excuse.’
- ‘You can't make bricks without straw and you can't portray a character just by making him up from within yourself.’
- ‘The law of value will still be there reminding us that, even under socialism, you can't make bricks without straw.’
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