- why buy a cow when you can get milk for free?
- This refers to not paying for something that you can obtain for free.(Sometimes refers to a decision not to marry when you can have the benefits of marriage without any commitment.)
Rent is high so Bobby is still living with his parents.
He says : why buy a cow when you can get milk for free?
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