live dangerously

live dangerously

To lead a lifestyle characterized by taking risks. Sometimes used humorously to refer to a very mildly risky action. Most of the guys I know who live dangerously eventually get tired of life in the fast lane and end up settling down. A: "Extra hot sauce?" B: "Yeah, I like to live dangerously."
See also: live

live dangerously

Take numerous risks, be daring, as in Bill never knows if he'll have enough money to pay the next month's rent-he likes to live dangerously . This expression figured in the work of such 19th-century German writers as Nietzsche, who regarded it as an admirable course of action. Today it is often used with mildly humorous effect, as in the example. [c. 1900]
See also: live
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THIS week, Maddy learns the hard way that there's only so long you can live dangerously without considering the consequences, as Nate breaks it to her that she's pregnant.
21 And Over Cert 15 STRAIGHT-A college student Jeff Chang (Justin Chon) has always done what's expected of him, so when best friends Casey (Skylar Astin) and Miller (Miles Teller) visit for his 21st birthday, Jeff decides to live dangerously, with a coming-of-age drink he will never forget.
A four-piece band will also perform Bond tunes and Liverpool DJ Michelle Mangan will encourage guests to live dangerously on the dance floor.
Sultry Secret # 3: Live Dangerously And Try Something New
Sometimes I want to live dangerously and re capture my youth or try new things.
Misini) likes to live dangerously, but she came through for us,'' Birmingham coach Jim Rose said.
Nolan's voice is young and appropriate and captures the character's innocence and desire to live dangerously.
The Shrews continued to live dangerously and paid the price when Clark Keltie beat Dunbavin with a superb 25 yarder with seven minutes left.
Since an estimated 500 million people around the world live dangerously close to volcanoes, the SWAT team is always on call.
ANGRY Leeds fans gave "stolen signing" John Scales a hot reception off the Spurs coach - then watched their side live dangerously as they managed to chalk up their fourth clean sheet in a row.
Any time a dominant offense constantly moves the ball on you, show them that you are not afraid to live dangerously.
Men are more likely to die younger than women in part because they live dangerously.
to live dangerously for noble ends, then we are hopelessly lost.
Millions of people today already live dangerously vicarious lives; they spend "virtually" all of their free time addicted to computer, cinema, or television screens.