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.
See also: ice, on, skate, thin
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POP opera sensation G4 were skating on thin ice as they delighted fans with a visit to Birmingham's new Christmas ice rink.