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Don't put all your eggs in one basket


Don't put all your eggs in one basket.
What do you mean?
If you put all your eggs in one basket, you are putting all your effort,
money or resources into one thing. The danger is that if that thing is unsuccessful, you risk losing everything.

Why does it mean this?

If you put all your eggs in one basket, and you drop the basket, you risk

breaking all the eggs.

Example:
"I'm just going concentrate on my chemistry."
"But what if you don't get accepted to do chemistry at university?
Don't put all your eggs in one basket. You really need to work hard
at all your science subjects."





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