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


"walk on eggs/eggshells" in English

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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 our house, 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)

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