Copyright © 2003, 1997 by The Christine Ammer 1992 Trust. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. I advise you to diversify and not to put all your eggs in a single basket. andcannot carry a tune; can’t carry a tune in a bushel basket; cannot carry a tune in a bucket; can’t carry a tune in a paper sackFig.
You may argue it is a dangerous strategy, putting all your eggs in a single basket; if the agency goes bust you lose your job and your savings and every thing. Mary involves work in tears every day — I tell you, she’s turning into a basket case. In the seventies, the Post Office was considered a basket case, doomed to say no by the competitors from cellphone, fax and modem. If a country or group is a basket case, its financial … Read More