to let sleeping dogs lie
/lˈɛt slˈiːpɪŋ dˈɑːɡz lˈaɪ/
to ignore a situation, topic, issue, etc. so as not to cause troubles or difficulties
to run with the hare and hunt with the hounds
/ɹˈʌn wɪððə hˈɛɹ ænd hˈʌnt wɪððə hˈaʊndz/
to simultaneously support two opposing parties, particularly to increase one's gain
to save the day / situation
/sˈeɪv ðə dˈeɪ sˌɪtʃuːˈeɪʃən/
to take action in order to prevent a probable failure or defeat
there is a method to one's madness
/ðɛɹ ɪz ɐ mˈɛθəd tə wˈʌnz mˈædnəs/
used when there is good reasoning behind one's seemingly strange or crazy behavior
to treat / handle sb/sth with kid gloves
/tɹˈiːt hˈændəl ˌɛsbˈiː slˈæʃ ˌɛstˌiːˈeɪtʃ wɪð kˈɪd ɡlˈʌvz/
to be specially careful, gentle, or considerate when dealing with someone or something
to play one's cards right
/plˈeɪ wˈʌnz kˈɑːɹdz ɹˈaɪt/
to make good use of the things that are at one's disposal so as to succeed or gain something
to know better
/nˈoʊ bˈɛɾɚ ðɐn/
to be wise enough to avoid certain behaviors or thoughts
to make the best of a bad bargain
/mˌeɪk ðə bˈɛst əvə bˈæd bˈɑːɹɡɪn/
to try to achieve the best outcome possible when dealing with a difficult or bad situation
to err on the right side
/ˈɛɹ ɑːnðə ɹˈaɪt sˈaɪd/
to try to avoid making serious mistakes
to not bid the devil good morrow until / till sb (actually) meet (with) him
/nˌɑːt bˈɪd ðə dˈɛvəl ɡˈʊd mˈɔːɹoʊ ʌntˈɪl tˈɪl ˌɛsbˈiː ˈæktʃuːəli mˈiːt wɪð hˌɪm/
used to tell someone to avoid trouble as much as possible
to go through channels
/ɡˌoʊ θɹuː tʃˈænəlz/
to follow the accepted or correct path toward reaching one's goal or desired outcome
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