walk on thin ice

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    to walk very cautiously; to be in a very precarious position. : I have to remember that I'm walking on eggs when I give this speech. , You're walking on thin ice when you criticize a member of that group.
Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions by Richard A. Spears.Fourth Edition.
Copyright 2007. Published by McGraw-Hill Education.
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