press one's luck

idiom

US
: to take more risks than one should or ask for more favors than one should
"Can I have more time to finish the job?" "Don't press your luck. You've already been given extra time."

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“Press one's luck.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/press%20one%27s%20luck. Accessed 17 Apr. 2024.

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