too hot for (someone or something)

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too hot for (someone or something)

Too dangerous, taboo, or risky for someone or something to endure or deal with. The scandal was a little too hot for the evening news without heavily censoring the details. It's a dangerous place. If things got too hot for you, get out of there as quickly as you can.
See also: hot

too ˈhot for somebody

(also too hot to ˈhandle) (informal) (too) difficult, dangerous, etc. for somebody: When the scandal became public, things got too hot for the Minister and she resigned.The newspapers won’t print the story — it’s just too hot to handle.
See also: hot, somebody