on dangerous ground
Definition of on dangerous ground
: doing or saying something that may cause anger or criticism When a politician talks about raising taxes, he's on dangerous ground.
Word by Word Definitions
: involving possible injury, pain, harm, or loss : characterized by danger
: able or likely to inflict injury or harm
: the bottom of a body of water
: ground coffee beans after brewing
: to bring to or place on the ground
: to cause to run aground
: to provide a reason or justification for
: past tense and past participle ofgrind
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