put all one's eggs in one basket


put all one's eggs in one basket
invested everything in one thing

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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  • put all one's eggs in one basket — {v. phr.} To place all your efforts, interests, or hopes in a single person or thing. * /Going steady in high school is putting all your eggs in one basket too soon./ * /To buy stock in a single company is to put all your eggs in one basket./ *… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • put all one's eggs in one basket — {v. phr.} To place all your efforts, interests, or hopes in a single person or thing. * /Going steady in high school is putting all your eggs in one basket too soon./ * /To buy stock in a single company is to put all your eggs in one basket./ *… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • put\ all\ one's\ eggs\ in\ one\ basket — v. phr. To place all your efforts, interests, or hopes in a single person or thing. Going steady in high school is putting all your eggs in one basket too soon. To buy stock in a single company is to put all your eggs in one basket. He has… …   Словарь американских идиом

  • put all one's eggs in one basket — place all one s efforts, interests or hopes in a single person or thing You should not put all your eggs in one basket and invest all of your money in the stock market …   Idioms and examples

  • put all one's eggs in one basket — verb To rely on a single source (as of income), rather than diversifying. They felt that buying more real estate than they already had would be putting all their eggs in one basket …   Wiktionary

  • put all your eggs in one basket — phrase to depend completely on just one idea, plan, or person so that you have no other possibilities if things go wrong The basic advice with investment is don’t put all your eggs in one basket. Thesaurus: to depend on or trust someone or… …   Useful english dictionary

  • all your eggs in one basket — If you put all your eggs in one basket, you risk everything at once, instead of trying to spread the risk. (This is often used as a negative imperative Don t put all your eggs in one basket . Have your eggs in one basket is also used.) …   The small dictionary of idiomes

  • put all your eggs in one basket — put all (your) eggs in one basket to risk losing everything by putting all your efforts or all your money into one plan or one course of action. If you re going to invest the money, my advice would be don t put all your eggs in one basket …   New idioms dictionary

  • put all eggs in one basket — put all (your) eggs in one basket to risk losing everything by putting all your efforts or all your money into one plan or one course of action. If you re going to invest the money, my advice would be don t put all your eggs in one basket …   New idioms dictionary

  • put all your eggs in one basket — If you put all your eggs in one basket, you risk everything on a single opportunity which, like eggs breaking, could go wrong …   The small dictionary of idiomes


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