press (one's) luck

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press (one's) luck

To risk losing the good favor or fortune one has garnered thus far by brashly or overconfidently seeking more. I know you're in the boss's good graces now, but don't press your luck: she's been known to turn on people for getting too cocky. I've had some good winnings at blackjack, but I don't think I should press my luck any further.
See also: luck, press
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The GMCVB planted an It's So Miami Vending Machine in the middle of Times Square which had consumers lined up to press their luck for chances to win It's So Miami prizes.
Two more injuries were added to the tally Sunday, with at least one that will force the Angels to press their luck with the disabled list again.
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