Значение идиомы riding for a fall

[riding for a fall] {adj. phr.} Behaving in an overconfident waythat is likely to lead to trouble; being too sure of yourself; doingsomething dangerous.

The student who does not study for exams isriding for a fall.

Mr. Smith has borrowed too much money on hishome. He is riding for a fall.

Compare: COME A CROPPER.


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