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sure as eggs is eggsAbsolutely certain.Rate it:

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Walk on EggsTo proceed very cautiously, to be in precarious position, to be diplomatic for fear of upsetting someoneRate it:

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walk the walkAct competently, like an expert.Rate it:

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teach grandma how to suck eggsTo tell an expert how to do things.Rate it:

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you can't make an omelette without breaking eggsIn order to achieve something, it is inevitable and necessary that something should be destroyed.Rate it:

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you've got to crack a few eggs to make an omeletteIn order to achieve something, it is inevitable and necessary that something should be destroyed.Rate it:

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all one's eggs in one basketDevoting all of one’s resources to one thing.Rate it:

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all one's eggs in one basketInvesting heavily in just one area.Rate it:

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don't put all your eggs in one basketDon't dedicate all your resources into one thing.Rate it:

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don't try to teach grandma how to suck eggsDon't presume to give advice to those who are more experienced.Rate it:

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fresh country eggsUsed other than as an idiom: see fresh, country, eggs.Rate it:

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fresh country eggsA common way to describe ordinary chicken eggs on a breakfast menu, especially in expensive restaurants and hotels.Rate it:

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Kill the Goose that Lays the Golden EggsTo spoil something good with one’s absurd actions, intolerance and greedRate it:

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kill the goose that lays the golden eggsTo seek short term gain at the sacrifice of long term profit.Rate it:

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lay eggsTo produce a string of failures or flops.Rate it:

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Pull All Your Eggs into One BasketTo take all your chances on one plan or idea, to use all your options at one timeRate it:

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put all one's eggs in one basketRather than diversifying.Rate it:

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sure as eggssurely; doubtlesslyRate it:

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there is reason in the roasting of eggsThere is a reason behind even the most odd and seemingly unnecessary action.Rate it:

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cake walkSomething extremely easy.Rate it:

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walk awayTo withdraw from a problematic situation.Rate it:

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walk backUsed other than as an idiom: see walk, back.Rate it:

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walk overTo dominate, treat (someone) as inferior.Rate it:

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walk softly and carry a big stickAlternative form of speak softly and carry a big stick.Rate it:

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walk the talkTo do what one said one could do, or would do, not just making empty promises. To walk one's talk is to be innocent of hypocrisy.Rate it:

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widow's walkA roof-top walkway or balcony associated with the homes of early sea captains from which the wife could see far out to sea and hope to catch a glimpse of her returning husband's ship...or not. Sailing in wooden ships and/or whaling was a hazardous business.Rate it:

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walk it offTo deal with an negative emotional event without complaint; to take it like a man.Rate it:

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walk like an EgyptianTo walk with one arm horizontally at the side, with arm bent at the elbow facing up, and the other arm horizontally at the side with arm bent at the elbow facing down.Rate it:

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walk off withTo make the strongest favorable impression in a theatrical or similar performance, in comparison to other performers.Rate it:

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slow-walkTo punish, to chastise.Rate it:

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walk all overTo easily beat a competitor in a contest; to win without much effort.Rate it:

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cake walkA type of dance originating in the United States in the 19th century.Rate it:

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cake walkFrom the mid 1900s, a game at a fair or party in which people walk around a numbered circle along to music. When the music is stopped, the caller draws a number from a jar and whoever is standing on or closest to that number that number wins a cake.Rate it:

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cock of the walkA proud or conceited person.Rate it:

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cock of the walkW:The Pogues - w:The Irish Rover.Rate it:

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crawl before you walkTo learn the basics before doing something at a more advanced level.Rate it:

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do you think you can walkAsked to find out whether an ill or wounded person is able to walk or needs to sit down or lie down.Rate it:

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in a walkEasily; without difficulty.Rate it:

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perp walkThe intentional public display before news cameras of someone in police custody, especially someone famous or notorious, for the purpose of satisfying public interest, demonstrating the authorities' effectiveness, or shaming the person.Rate it:

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slow-walkTo delay a request or command, to drag one's feet, to stall, to obstruct, to drag out a process.Rate it:

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take a long walk on a short pierUsed to tell someone to go away, or that their request will not be met.Rate it:

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take a walk in the snowSee walk in the snow.Rate it:

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walk a mile in someone's shoesTo experience what someone has experienced.Rate it:

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walk a tightropeTo undertake a precarious course of action.Rate it:

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walk all overUsed other than as an idiom: see walk, all, over.Rate it:

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walk all overTo dominate a person or a group; to have a person take a submissive or inferior role.Rate it:

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walk and chew gum at the same timeTo do something very easy.Rate it:

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walk aroundTo walk with no real planned destination, but to just walk, to meander "around".Rate it:

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walk awayUsed other than as an idiom: see walk, away.Rate it:

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walk awayTo survive a challenging or dangerous situation without harm.Rate it:

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