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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.
Translations of “walk on eggs/eggshells”
in Chinese (Traditional) 小心翼翼地做事, 小心謹慎…
in Chinese (Simplified) 小心翼翼地做事, 小心谨慎…
(Definition of walk on eggs/eggshells from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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