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play with fire

Commit one's self to do something extraordinary, dangerous, illegal, actions taken, lacking good judgement.
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Rondo volunteered to swim out to Captain Kidds black and foreboding pirate ship in the middle of the night and steal the captain's gigbtied at the stern.

Submitted by JP03 on August 16, 2015

Additional definitions for 'play with fire':

play with fireTo put oneself in a precarious situation with a high risk of getting harmed, particularly emotionally or financially.
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