Easter baskets are symbolic nests. The children in the Netherlands traditionally delivered eggs on Easter Sunday in small bird’s nest. The eggs represent spring, fertility, and birth. In many European countries, children decorate nests just before Easter. In the United States, children wake up to Easter baskets filled with goodies left overnight by the Easter Bunny.. ~Sound familiar?
Hello and welcome to episode 76…of… An Idiom a Day
I’m Gina Johnson and the idiom of the day …is… put all your eggs in one basket
It’s OK to have your eggs in one basket as long as you control what happens to that basket. ~Elon Musk
put all your eggs in one basket … if someone puts all their eggs in one basket, they put all their effort or resources into one thing …if it fails, they have no alternatives left…to risk losing everything by putting all your efforts or money into one plan, one account…if the basket is dropped you lose everything
Spread your investments around. It is not wise to put all your efforts into one plan.
Here is the same sentence using the idiom… put all your eggs in one basket
Diversify your investments. Don’t put all your eggs in one basket.
Here are a few more sentences using the idiom … put all your eggs in one basket
It is not wise to put all your eggs in one basket.
He didn’t lose all of his money because he didn’t put all of his eggs in one basket.
Send your resume to a few more companies. You don’t want to put all your eggs in one basket and focus on only one job position.
What is the best thing that could happen to you if you took a risk and succeeded?
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have all your eggs in one basket
During the Great Recession, I did not have all my eggs in one basket. Thank goodness.