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English definition of “flirt with sth”

flirt with sth

(DANGER) phrasal verb with flirt     /flɜːt/ US  /flɝːt/ verb [I]
to intentionally take risks and put yourself in a dangerous or difficult situation: Like a lot of young men, he flirts with danger.Taking risksGambling and bookmaking
(Definition of flirt with sth (DANGER) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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