he who plays with fire gets burnt

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he who plays with fire gets burnt

proverb People who engage in dangerous or risky actions often suffer damage, difficulty, of injury. It's no surprise that Jeff ended up in jail after getting involved in that counterfeiting scheme. He who plays with fire gets burnt. Asking out Dave's ex-girlfriend seems like a bad idea. He who plays with fire gets burnt, you know?
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