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all of your eggs in one basket

Definition Having all of your resources in one place; putting your money or hopes or future into one thing
Example 1) You don't want to keep all of your eggs in one basket. You might lose everything !

2) Tom had all of his eggs in one basket -- Yoyodyne.com stock -- and when the stock market crashed he was bankrupt.

Etymology 'Eggs' are delicate, and if all of your eggs were in one container, and that container was damaged, you might lose all of your eggs in one quick and painful moment.
 
 

Eggs in one basket

Angel investor

Ankle

Bad egg

Bang for the buck

Barking up the wrong tree

Bean counter

Bells and whistles

Big wig

Bite the hand .....

Buck

Bug

Burn one's bridges

Catch on

Click and mortar

Come to think of it

Cookie

Corporate ladder

Crunch numbers

Corporate raider

Dead presidents

Dog and pony show

Dot-bomb

Downsize

Dry run

Easy as pie

In hot water

In the hot seat

Foot in the door

Head above water

Hired gun

Hacker

Keep an eye on

Lemon

Loan shark

Log on

Narc

Needle in a haystack

On one's plate

One to one marketing

Payoff

People person

Pirate

Quick buck

Red tape

Repo man

Selling like hotcakes

Surf the Web

Take the bull .....

Techie

Test the waters

Think outside the box

Throw in the towel

Under the table

Use your head

VC

Walkout

Win win situation

Wrong side of bed

Yuppie

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