play\ with\ fire

play\ with\ fire
v. phr.
To put oneself in danger; to take risks.

Leaving your door unlocked in New York City is playing with fire.

The doctor told Mr. Smith that he must watch his diet if he doesn't want to play with fire.

Compare: skate on thin ice

Словарь американских идиом. — СПб., Изд-во "Лань". . 1997.

См. также в других словарях:

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  • play with fire — If people take foolish risks, they are playing with fire …   The small dictionary of idiomes

  • play with fire — ► play with fire take foolish risks. Main Entry: ↑play …   English terms dictionary


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