Quotes, Sayings & Idioms Quote “Everyth

Quotes, Sayings & Idioms

“Everything has beauty, but not everyone sees it.” – Confucius, Chinese philosopher, 551 – 479 B.C.

Don’t put all your eggs in one basket.
– Don’t depend for success on a single activity or course of action.
basket – container for holding or carrying things, made of cane or wire
course of action – procedure to deal with a situation

To hang someone out to dry = to abandon someone when they are in trouble, to leave them in a vulnerable situation.
It seems clear by now that the Prime Minister has broken with his former protégé Mr O’Connor and hung him out to dry.


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