take no chances

idiom
variants: or not take any chances

Definition of take no chances

: to not do something that is risky or dangerous She was taking no chances by refusing to go skydiving. They did not take any chances and called the fire department when they smelled gas. He said he couldn't afford to take any chances.

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“Take no chances.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/take%20no%20chances. Accessed 10 Jul. 2020.

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