step on a rake

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step on a rake

  1. (literally) To step on the tines of a garden rake, causing the handle of the rake to rise from the ground rapidly, invariably striking the person walking in the face.
  2. (idiomatic, figuratively) To fall victim to a hazard.

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Last modified on 8 October 2013, at 13:05