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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 ?

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AndreaLima said:
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.

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Poke the bear means to do something provocative or dangerous- if a bear is hibernating, poking him might make him rather angry. ;-)
 

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"let sleeping dogs lie"

Another form of the same idea.

Kick a sleeping dog and you just might get bitten.
 
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