I am not sure if I´ve understood it correctly, but other day I heard the expression "poke the bear".
Do you know what it means ?
I don't know what that expression means, but I advise you not to poke the bear.
Originally Posted by AndreaLima
Poke the bear means to do something provocative or dangerous- if a bear is hibernating, poking him might make him rather angry.
"let sleeping dogs lie"
Another form of the same idea.
Kick a sleeping dog and you just might get bitten.