press (one's) luck

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press (one's) luck

To risk losing the good favor or fortune one has garnered thus far by brashly or overconfidently seeking more. I know you're in the boss's good graces now, but don't press your luck: she's been known to turn on people for getting too cocky. I've had some good winnings at blackjack, but I don't think I should press my luck any further.
See also: luck, press
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Turns out I did press my luck! As we arrived back home via Air-France, and from between all our five baggage pieces, the most important and heaviest bag with a month's shopping did not make it.
Not to press my luck, but I'm hoping if I ask you nicely, you'll all pitch in to help me with a project.
"Better get back as Big Guy said he stretched a point to let me in the first time, so I had better not press my luck. I'll probably be seeing you (some sooner than you think).
Although I haven't had any knee problems yet I don't want to press my luck.