1 ) in a dangerous position where you could fall or have an unfavorable result;
2) in a risky or uncertain situation.
If you keep charging things you can’t afford on your credit cards you’ll be treading on thin ice in a very short period of time.
I’m on thin ice with my teacher because I haven’t turned in my homework three times this week.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
The idiom ‘On thin ice’ means “to deal with a difficult situation without being harmed or damaged”
Example usage of idiom ‘On thin ice’: Newspapers have weathered the storm of online information by providing news online themselves.