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English definition of “be asking for trouble”

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be asking for trouble

to be likely to cause problems or difficulties for yourself: Giving him such a powerful car when he's only just learned to drive is asking for trouble.
Translations of “be asking for trouble”
in Chinese (Traditional) 自找麻煩,自討苦吃…
in Chinese (Simplified) 自找麻烦,自讨苦吃…
(Definition of be asking for trouble from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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