Press their luck - Idioms by The Free Dictionary
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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.
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I'd let another owner press their luck
with him before I took a flyer on the Lions putting together offense.
Tranmere's preoccupation with protecting the point they held at half-time was born largely out of pragmatism: they weren't playing well enough to press their luck
when going forward.
Might Springfield officials press their luck
and become the next Lane County city that tries to enact a gas tax increase to help fund road improvements?