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.