to be on thin ice with (someone): to be in a dangerous position, to be temporarily on somebody’s bad side
căng thẳng với ai, né ai
Example: Bill was on thin ice with his girlfriend after she saw him at the movie theater with another girl.
Cùng nghĩa: to skate on thin ice. Ex: Joey knew he was skating on thin ice when bought candy with his lunch money.
Nguồn: Real Life English – Amy Gillet
Bản dịch: Giáo sư Lê Tôn Hiến