untested waters

untested waters

A situation or circumstance that is foreign, unclear, or unfamiliar and which may be dangerous or difficult as a result. We're starting to get into untested waters exploiting these tax loopholes. If we aren't careful, the government may crack down on us hard! Though every precaution is being taken, this experimental procedure is still very much in untested waters.
See also: water
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Hey, Texplainer: If Angela Paxton is elected to Senate District 8, there are some untested waters both she and her husband will have to navigate.
Gokongwei has been called the 'industrialist challenger,' unafraid to venture into highly competitive new sectors like telecom, or dipping into untested waters, like petrochemicals, and nurturing them no matter how long it takes to achieve profitability.
But taken at face value, it points out that America's leading retailers are not above treading into new, untested waters.
As for the untested waters of a lake or a river or the mighty ocean, there was no way we were going to plunge in there -
John Lloyd Cruz has dropped his rom-com King image to wade into untested waters with "Honor Thy Father," one of the official entries to the forthcoming Metro Manila Film Festival (MMFF).
The case had us working in untested waters with termination rights under the copyright law," she said.
But Turkey is in untested waters - never before has such an arrangement been necessary - and the main opposition Republican People's Party (CHP) and Nationalist Movement Party (MHP) have said they will not take part.
ey all come with an element of risk, whether it's the relatively untested waters of Craig Harrison or the successful but always well-backed Paul Cox.
The company began its process of charting untested waters with the Xcent, which sits in the fast growing compact sedan segment.
But when you're in untested waters under a great deal of stress, bad things happen.
Abou Naoum suddenly found himself in untested waters, if the first set exemplified Baidas' Mr.
Tvryd was ruthless in the next two games and severely punished her unseeded opponent for entering untested waters by wining the next two games 21-10, 21-14 and book a slot in today's pre-quarter-finals.
We can do real harm to our patients by retreating from the tried and true procedures to tread untested waters.
The Filipino, on the other hand, was the clear underdog and in untested waters so to say.
In an article this month by Ann Fulmer, vice president of Interthinx, Agoura Hills, California, titled "Risk Management in Untested Waters," we learn about some disturbing scams that are robbing seniors of their homes.