Don't put all your eggs in one basket
Don't concentrate all your prospects or resources in one thing or place, or you could lose everything.
DISCOVER THE INFLUENCE OF PORTUGUESE ON ENGLISH VIA THIS QUIZ!
We’ve gathered some interesting words donated to English from Portuguese … as well as some that just don’t translate at all. Do you know what they mean?
Question 1 of 11
Which of the following animal names traces its immediate origin to Portuguese?
Words nearby Don't put all your eggs in one basket
don't-know, don't let the grass grow under one's feet, Don't lock the stable door after the horse has been stolen, Don't look a gift horse in the mouth, don't mention it, Don't put all your eggs in one basket, don't put off, Don't put the cart before the horse, Don't throw out the baby with the bath water, Donus, donut
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