Skate on Thin Ice

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To opt to choose a risky or a dangerous way, taking big chance for something

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  • It is noticing that sometimes silly persons like to skate on thin ice just for a an action pack thriller or adventure, they thought that nothing will happen to the ice if they skate fast and ice will stay safe without cracking. Now the phrase is referred to be putting you in a difficulty or in a troublesome situation without realizing the consequences of it.
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Despite everyone’s warning to Mr. Smith to avoid starting a new business with no due investment in it but he is persistent to skate on thin ice.

Submitted on February 25, 2019

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skate on thin iceIn a risky, potentially dangerous or delicate situation.
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