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Chinese (Simplified) translation of “put all your eggs in one basket”

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put all your eggs in one basket

informal
to depend for your success on a single person or plan of action
孤注一掷;在一棵树上吊死
I'm applying for several jobs because I don't really want to put all my eggs in one basket.
我申请了好几份工作,因为我可不想在一棵树上吊死。
Being based on or depending on something
Translations of “put all your eggs in one basket”
in Chinese (Traditional) 孤注一擲, 把雞蛋放在同一個籃子裡…
(Definition of put all your eggs in one basket from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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