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walk on eggshells

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Definition


To be very careful with someone because they get upset easily.

Context : Business, Relationships, Social Life
Category: Idiom
Semantic: careful

Usage of “walk on eggshells”

  1. You always need to walk on eggshells when talking to her.

Examples of idiom “walk on eggshells” from Twitter
  • Default avatar for Twitter user 'Elegant_J'
    Elegant_J:

    i really need to clean out my facebook friends..people seem more touchy sometimes there, like i have to walk on eggshells in my own account

  • Default avatar for Twitter user 'iAmGoddessAira'
    iAmGoddessAira:

    I don't try to be candy coated. I don't try to walk on eggshells. I am what I am. Love me or hate me. ~ Pink

  • Default avatar for Twitter user 'xSafarE'
    xSafarE:

    Havin to walk on eggshells in my house this mornin after my dad & lil sis had a massive row last night!

  • Default avatar for Twitter user 'MissClevePlus10'
    MissClevePlus10:

    My butt is too big to walk on eggshells #fact

  • Default avatar for Twitter user 'Rjet33'
    Rjet33:

    I hate to be around people I feel like I have to walk on eggshells around. :-P

  • Default avatar for Twitter user 'breathebretagne'
    breathebretagne:

    she's walking on eggshells, walking on glass

  • Default avatar for Twitter user 'CarolynFern'
    CarolynFern:

    @LDN Sorry but UKIP are right.The "walking on eggshells" approach to fixing a failing immigration system has done NOTHING so far.