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Walk a fine line

DEFINITION

Be extremely cautious. A ‘fine line’ refers to  t he difference between right and wrong or good and bad, so to walk a fine line is to be very careful.

“His employees are poorly paid but he has no money for a raise, so he has to walk a fine line to keep his business going.”

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