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Meaning of “put all your eggs in one basket” in the English Dictionary

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put all your eggs in one basket

informal to ​depend for ​yoursuccess on a ​singleperson or ​plan of ​action: I'm ​applying for several ​jobs because I don't really ​want to put all my ​eggs in one ​basket.
(Definition of put all your eggs in one basket from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “put all your eggs in one basket”
in Chinese (Simplified) 孤注一掷, 在一棵树上吊死…
in Chinese (Traditional) 孤注一擲, 把雞蛋放在同一個籃子裡…
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