Meaning of “push your luck” in the English Dictionary

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"push your luck" in British English

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push your luck

also push it

to try too hard to get a particular result and risk losing what you have achieved:

She's agreed to help on Saturday, but I think I'd be pushing my luck if I asked her to be here the whole weekend.

(Definition of “push your luck” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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