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    Default walking on eggshells

    Would you check my sentences?

    1. Boston has lost its last 7 games slipping into the relegation zone. It is now walking on eggshells and has to win the final two matches to avoid relegation.

    2. Jim is walking on eggshells with his girlfriend because she caught him kissing another chick last night.

    3. With the new management a lot of employees are walking on eggshells.

    Can we also say: With the new managemnet a lot of employees are walking on eggshells on losing their jobs or on their jobs.

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    Default Re: walking on eggshells

    Can we also say: With the new managemnet a lot of employees are walking on eggshells on losing their jobs or on their jobs.

    No; this doesn't work IMO. I'd say spmething like they are walking on eggshells because they are scared of losing their jobs.

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