tread lightly

idiom

Definition of tread lightly

: to proceed carefully If you're thinking about asking for a raise, I advise you to tread lightly.

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“Tread lightly.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/tread%20lightly. Accessed 29 Oct. 2020.

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