all one's eggs in one basket
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- (idiomatic) 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.
- (idiomatic) The state of having devoted all of one’s resources to one thing.
- At his age, he won't get another shot; he really has all his eggs in this one basket.
the state of having invested in one area only
the state of having devoted everything to one thing