ask for trouble

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ask for trouble (third-person singular simple present asks for trouble, present participle asking for trouble, simple past and past participle asked for trouble)

  1. To behave in a way that is likely to cause problems.
    Synonyms: ask for it, look for trouble

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Chiefly found in the present continuous: "be asking for trouble".

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