be riding for a fall

Definition of be riding for a fall

informal

  1. :  to be doing something that is likely to lead to failure or disaster They're feeling pretty confident now, but if you ask me, they're riding for a fall.

Word by Word Definitions

ridingplay
  1. :  the action or state of one that rides

  1. :  used for or when riding

    :  operated by a rider

  1. :  one of the three administrative jurisdictions into which Yorkshire, England, was formerly divided

    :  an administrative jurisdiction or electoral district in a British dominion (such as Canada)

fallplay
  1. :  to descend freely by the force of gravity

    :  to hang freely

    :  to drop oneself to a lower position

  1. :  the act of falling by the force of gravity

    :  a falling out, off, or away :  dropping

    :  the season when leaves fall from trees :  autumn

  1. :  of, relating to, or suitable for autumn


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