Definition of tempt fate or providence in English:
Do something that is risky or dangerous: bike couriers tempt fate at every traffic light
More example sentences
- He is tempting fate by messing around with a very dangerous drug.
- I reassured her that it worked fine, which was tempting fate.
- She was convinced that if she signed a will, she'd be tempting fate.
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