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Chinese (Traditional) translation of “be skating on thin ice”

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be skating on thin ice

to be doing something risky or dangerous
如履薄冰;冒險
He's skating on thin ice by lying to the police.
他向警方撒謊真是冒險之舉。
Taking risksGambling and bookmaking
Translations of “be skating on thin ice”
in Chinese (Simplified) 如履薄冰, 冒险…
(Definition of be skating on thin ice from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Traditional) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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