thin ice

thin ice
 Unlikely to succeed; dangerous situation.
 ► “As they vie for Vietnamese readers, foreign publishers tread on thin ice. A handful of foreign publishers have gained a toehold in Vietnam, but their presence has clearly alarmed elements of the government.” (Far East Economic Review, Dec. 29, 1994, p. 98)

American business jargon. 2014.

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