What is the Meaning of the Idiom
to be ON THIN ICE?
to be in a risky situation
(the tone of this idiom is often playful and teasing)
- When my brother asked if I had gained weight, I told him he was on thin ice asking questions like that!
- Josh to Cris: Have I ever told you about the time Jo and I ordered 3 pizzas? Jo: Watch it, Josh! You’re on thin ice. There are two versions of that story, and if you tell your version, I will have to tell mine.