have all one's eggs in one basket

have all one's eggs in one basket
(have (keep или put) all one's eggs in one basket)
"положить все яйца в одну корзину", рисковать всем; ≈ поставить всё на одну карту

A wise man does not put all his eggs in one basket. If a plan miscarries he tries another. (W. S. Maugham, ‘Then and Now’, ch. XXIV) — Разумный человек никогда не ставит все на одну карту. Если проваливается один план, он начинает проводить в жизнь другой.

It seemed to me the bank might be putting too many eggs in one basket. (Th. Dreiser, ‘The Bulwark’, ch. 56) — Мне кажется, банк слишком рискует, отдавая столько денег в одни руки.


Большой англо-русский фразеологический словарь. - М.: «Русский язык-Медиа».. 2006.

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  • have all one's eggs in one basket — invest everything in one thing, risk everything on one chance …   English contemporary dictionary

  • all your eggs in one basket — If you put all your eggs in one basket, you risk everything at once, instead of trying to spread the risk. (This is often used as a negative imperative Don t put all your eggs in one basket . Have your eggs in one basket is also used.) …   The small dictionary of idiomes

  • eggs in one basket —  All one’s money in one investment.  ► “ ‘You don’t want to have all your eggs in one basket, which is bad for any investment,’ says Harry Markowitz, who won the Nobel in 1990 for his work on the theory of portfolio diversification.” (Wall Street …   American business jargon

  • all your eggs in one basket —    If you put all your eggs in one basket, you risk everything at once, instead of trying to spread the risk. (This is often used as a negative imperative Don t put all your eggs in one basket . Have your eggs in one basket is also used.)… …   English Idioms & idiomatic expressions

  • all one's eggs in one basket — noun a) The state of having invested heavily in just one area the stock market decline wouldn’t have hurt him so badly if he hadn’t had all his eggs in one basket b) The state of having devoted all of one’s resources to one thing at his age he… …   Wiktionary

  • all your eggs in one basket — depending on one plan or one investment, hedge your bets    If you invest all your money in one hotel, you ll have all your eggs in one basket …   English idioms

  • put all your eggs in one basket — phrase to depend completely on just one idea, plan, or person so that you have no other possibilities if things go wrong The basic advice with investment is don’t put all your eggs in one basket. Thesaurus: to depend on or trust someone or… …   Useful english dictionary

  • put all your eggs in one basket — to depend completely on just one idea, plan, or person so that you have no other possibilities if things go wrong The basic advice with investment is don t put all your eggs in one basket …   English dictionary

  • all — See: AFTER ALL, AND ALL, AT ALL, BEAT ALL or BEAT THE DUTCH, FOR ALL, FOR ALL ONE IS WORTH, FOR ALL ONE KNOWS, FOR ALL THE WORLD, FOR GOOD also FOR GOOD AND ALL, FROM THE BOTTOM OF ONE S HEART or WITH ALL ONE S HEART, HAVE ALL ONE S BUTTONS or… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • all — See: AFTER ALL, AND ALL, AT ALL, BEAT ALL or BEAT THE DUTCH, FOR ALL, FOR ALL ONE IS WORTH, FOR ALL ONE KNOWS, FOR ALL THE WORLD, FOR GOOD also FOR GOOD AND ALL, FROM THE BOTTOM OF ONE S HEART or WITH ALL ONE S HEART, HAVE ALL ONE S BUTTONS or… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • all — See: after all, and all, at all, beat all or beat the Dutch, for all, for all one is worth, for all one knows, for all the world, for good also for good and all, from the bottom of one s heart or with all one s heart, have all one s buttons or… …   Словарь американских идиом


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