Definition of ask for trouble in English:
informal Act in a way that is likely to incur problems or difficulties: hitching a lift is asking for trouble
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- If there's one thing I've learnt during the years I've been doing my current job, it's that I should never try to update the website and send a virus alert within an hour of going home - it's just asking for trouble.
- Pointing the finger and shouting in someone's face, that's asking for trouble.
- But war without end is not a policy; it's asking for trouble.
Definition of ask for trouble in:
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