be skating on thin ice

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be skating on thin ice

To be doing something very risky or dangerous that could result in imminent disaster or ruin. I hope you realize that you'll be skating on thin ice if you decide to gamble your employees' retirement funds on such a dodgy investment.
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SOME of the hypercritical judges are skating on thin ice in ITV's Dancing on Ice.