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Verb: ask for trouble
  1. Persist with actions or an attitude despite the probability that it will cause trouble
    "He is asking for trouble with his behaviour";
    - ask for it

Derived forms: asking for trouble, asked for trouble, asks for trouble

Type of: hang in, hang on, hold on, persevere, persist