thin ice


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thin ice

universal symbol of possible danger. [Folklore: Misc.]
See: Danger
References in classic literature ?
Th Gauchos say they often pass at full speed over ground whic would be impassable at a slower pace; in the same manne as a man is able to skate over thin ice.
In skating over thin ice our safety is in our speed.
I don't know what you chaps think, but it strikes me that we are on mighty thin ice all this time.
All three engines are at work, for the sooner we have skated over this thin ice the better.
And the pitch for getting a Boykin--it won't fall through thin ice as easily as a larger dog?
There was also a bright sign, red in color, which states, "Danger: Thin Ice," written both in English and Spanish.
The firefighters practiced responding to reports of a person who had fallen through thin ice.
8 million tuned in for Saturday night's instalment, Thin Ice, starring Peter Capaldi as the Doctor.
The survey findings, published in a research report On Thin Ice by ING and Absolute Strategy Research (ASR) come just a day before the US Federal Reserves December meeting tomorrow.
RUSSIAN sportsmen skate on the thin ice of Cold War politics in this cracking documentary about ice hockey.
There's a lot going on in China these days, some of it more absurd than anything you might find in a novel or film,' Diao Yinan says, (1) as background for Black Coal, Thin Ice, which won Berlinale's top prize, the Golden Bear, in 2014, and was a staple of that year's film-festival circuit.
Black Coal, Thin Ice , which won the Golden Bear award at the 64th Berlin International Film Festival, is a dark Chinese detective thriller written and directed by Diao Yinan.