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Meaning of “walk on eggs/eggshells” in the English Dictionary

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walk on eggs/eggshells

If you are ​walking on ​eggs/​eggshells, you are being very ​careful not to ​offend someone or do anything ​wrong: When my ​mother is ​staying at ​ourhouse, I ​feel like I'm ​walking on ​eggshells.
(Definition of walk on eggs/eggshells from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “walk on eggs/eggshells”
in Chinese (Simplified) 小心翼翼地做事, 小心谨慎…
in Chinese (Traditional) 小心翼翼地做事, 小心謹慎…
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