You use this proverb to say you have to leave everything you have on earth
when you die. Even if you are very rich, you cannot take money, jewelry, a
big house, or any other material things with you.
This proverb is often used to say some material things are not as valuable and important as you think, and you don't have to worry about them too much.
A: Should I buy a large house or a small house?
B: It doesn't matter. You can't take it with you when you die.
You don't have be a millionaire.You can't take it with you when you die.
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