swim with sharks

swim with sharks

1. Literally, to be in the water with sharks. My brother is a real adventurer—he's bungee jumped before and has even swam with sharks!
2. To be involved with cunning, possibly dangerous, people. I know you think you're a hustler, but you're swimming with sharks now—you could lose all your money against these guys. Before you start swimming with sharks, consider this—the last guy who went into business with them wound up dead!
See also: shark, swim
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A MAN who stunned families by stripping off and diving into an aquarium tank to swim with sharks has been arrested.
A "DRUNK" British tourist tried to swim with sharks then reportedly threatened to "kill and skin" a policeman who told him to stop.
Author Frederick Forsyth can't do the last task on his bucket list because insurers won't cover him to swim with sharks.
Bryant "There are limits to what I'll do for the Labour Party but I will swim with sharks - it's better than facing the ranked masses of Tories each week in the House," said Mr Bryant, who has served as MP for Rhondda since 2001.
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The presence of blood and the thrashing of water will elicit aggressive behaviour even in the most docile of sharks" (attributed to Voltaire Cousteau from How to Swim with Sharks).
Johannesburg, July 25 ( ANI ): American swimming great Michael Phelps will reportedly swim with sharks along with South African swimmer Chad le Clos.
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David and Elena Barnes are Connecticut parents who are coming under fire from both the media and Internet commenters for letting their 5-year-old daughter (http://thestir.cafemom.com/big_kid/139837/parents_take_5yearold_daughter_swimming) Anaia swim with sharks while the family was on vacation in the Bahamas, as noted at the Stir.
Summary: Sea Life London Aquarium is now offering brave visitors the chance to swim with sharks.
The 29-year-old has ticked off three other challenges from his list of ten - to swim with sharks, throw a TV from a roof and appear in a boy band.
Call 01904 632599 or visit www.thedungeons.co.uk SWIM WITH SHARKS Blue Planet Aquarium, Cheshire QUALIFIED divers can get close up and personal with the aquarium's 10ft sand tiger shark.
"I'd love to go and live in Italy for a good few months and work on my Italian; a great trip through India with my family; and, finally, I'd still really like to swim with sharks" - Actress Nicole Kidman on her still-to-do list.