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Chinese (Traditional) 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
孤注一擲;把雞蛋放在同一個籃子裡
I'm applying for several jobs because I don't really want to put all my eggs in one basket.
我申請了好幾份工作,因為我可不想把雞蛋都放在同一個籃子裡。
Being based on or depending on something
Translations of “put all your eggs in one basket”
in Chinese (Simplified) 孤注一掷, 在一棵树上吊死…
(Definition of put all your eggs in one basket from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Traditional) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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