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What does walk on eggs mean?


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walk on eggs

To walk on eggs is an English idiom.It means to be very careful in dealing with a person or situation.

This idiom draws an analogy between walking on fragile eggs and discussing a dangerous or sensitive subject.
walk on eggshells

Other variations of this idiom include:

  • walk on eggshells

  • walk on thin ice


Example(s):

I was walking on eggs when I told her the truth.

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This idiom is in the food category


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