The British Idiom – Egg on
Definition of Egg on
To egg someone on is to encourage them to do something that is probably unwise.
Examples of Usage of Egg on
He’s drunk! If you keep egging him on he’ll do something stupid, like he did last time. There’s no point you trying to tell the court that you only did it because your friends egged you on. You are completely responsible for your own actions.
Now watch my YouTube video English lesson which contains this British English idiom.