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idioms involving egg
Egg on one's face
To be embarrassed or humiliated by one's own actions or words
The economist had egg on his face because he had forecast the economy would grow five percent last year. It actually shrunk by 10 percent.
Walk on eggshells
To proceed carefully to avoid offending or upsetting someone
Everyone walks on eggshells around her because she is the president's daughter.
Money saved for retirement
Financial planners say starting to save in your early 20s is the key to building a sizable nest egg.
Put all of your eggs in one basket
To risk everything on one course of action, without an alternative plan
Isn't creating our entire handbag collection in bright pink putting all of our eggs in one basket?
You can't make an omelet without breaking eggs
It is impossible to achieve something significant without negative side effects
It's true that we've fired two architects already on the skyscraper project; you can't make an omelet without breaking eggs.