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be riding for a fall

to be behaving in a way that is likely to lead you into trouble: She spends far more than she earns and she's riding for a fall.
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Translations of “be riding for a fall”
in Chinese (Simplified) 自讨苦吃, 自找麻烦…
in Chinese (Traditional) 自討苦吃, 自找麻煩…
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