On thin ice

On thin ice


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)

What does the idiom ‘On thin ice’ mean?

The idiom On thin ice means “to deal with a difficult situation without being harmed or damaged”

How do you use ‘On thin ice’ in a sentence?

Example usage of idiom ‘On thin ice’: Newspapers have weathered the storm of online information by providing news online themselves.

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