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Unfortunately as there is no subforum to put either of these at the moment, it's impossible to keep posting when there's also so many Tip of the Day threads, it'll get confusing and messy. So I thought for now I'll just make one thread and post them on that. Please refrain from commenting because I want to keep it for the word of the day, thanks ;)
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Ok so first Idiom is "nest egg", it means to save money, put money in a savings account, for important things or emergencies.

"I'm building up a nice little nest egg, I'm thinking on going on a cruise when I'm older"

"it's a good thing I had that nest egg, it really helped when the roof fell in and I needed a new car"

"I'm making a nest egg for your future son, to help with college or university"

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Actually maybe better to keep slang and idiom separate so this thread for idioms then

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"Have a soft spot for"

To have a fondness or liking for someone or something.

"Leslie always had a soft spot for kittens"

"I've got a soft spot for having cute pictures on the walls ^^"

"I've got a soft spot for cookies but I've got an even bigger one for your little girl so she can have mine!"

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Well I changed the title to fit in with the new policy of doing these weekly, bit over a week, but I've posted so many other threads here lately I didn't want to put to much to digest.

"Knockdown" as in knockdown price or offer, meaning very cheap.

I'm offering the car to you at a knockdown offer of 15,000!

I bought the table at a knockdown price!

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Nobody keeping these going? :(

Don't put all your eggs in one basket


Regarded as a proverb as well as an idiom.
Meaning being don't put all your hopes on one thing or I suppose if you're investing money don't put it all in one place. If you put all your eggs in one basket and drop them you may have non left so cover yourself incase of misfortune. This is a well known saying
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