Some idioms involving eggs are fairly well known, including with egg on one’s face (‘appearing foolish or ridiculous’), kill the goose that lays the golden egg (‘destroy a reliable and valuable source of income’), and walk on eggshells (‘be extremely cautious about one’s words or actions’).
A.A. Milne
The Great British Summer of sport
Of chanceless innings and textbook shots - the language of cricket and what it says about the game
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