walk on eggs
phrasal see walk on eggshells

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • walk on eggs — {v. phr.} To act with utmost caution due to being in a precarious position. * /Tom has been walking on eggs ever since he started working for a new boss in Cincinnati./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • walk on eggs — {v. phr.} To act with utmost caution due to being in a precarious position. * /Tom has been walking on eggs ever since he started working for a new boss in Cincinnati./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • walk on eggs — walk on eggshells/eggs/ phrase to be very careful how you behave around someone because you might easily make them angry or upset We’re all walking on eggshells around her since her dog died. Thesaurus: to be carefulsynonym Main entry …   Useful english dictionary

  • walk on eggs — AND walk on thin ice in. o walk very cautiously; to be in a very precarious position. □ I have to remember that I’m walking on eggs when I give this speech. □ Careful with ideas like that. You’re walking on thin ice …   Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

  • walk\ on\ eggs — v. phr. To act with utmost caution due to being in a precarious position. Tom has been walking on eggs ever since he started working for a new boss in Cincinnati …   Словарь американских идиом

  • walk on eggs — walk carefully, walk with very light steps …   English contemporary dictionary

  • walk on eggs — idi to act with extreme caution …   From formal English to slang

  • walk on eggshells — walk on eggshells/eggs/ phrase to be very careful how you behave around someone because you might easily make them angry or upset We’re all walking on eggshells around her since her dog died. Thesaurus: to be carefulsynonym Main entry …   Useful english dictionary

  • walk on eggshells — If you have to walk on eggshells when with someone, you have to be very careful because they get angry or offended very easily.( Walk on eggs is also used.)  …   The small dictionary of idiomes

  • walk on eggshells — or walk on eggs phrasal to exercise extreme caution …   New Collegiate Dictionary

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”