Günün Deyimi: Playing with fire

Today's phrase

If you are playing with fire you are doing something which could be dangerous.

Examples

Climbing that mountain in this bad weather is playing with fire.

He was playing with fire when he swam across that river at night!

Take note

If you add fuel to the fire it means you make a bad situation even worse.

Examples:

John's poor excuse for being late just added fuel to the fire. Jane was furious.

Interesting fact

The verb 'to fire' can also mean to shoot. In military battles, soldiers were commanded to "Fire!" when they had to start shooting at the enemy. 'Enemy fire' is what they got in return.

Türkçesi

playing with fire: ateşle oynamak

add fuel to the fire: yangına körükle gitmek

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