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5 phrases found for the topic Risk
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Phrase: Risk your neck
Meaning: To put your life in danger, or to take unnecessary risks. The opposite is "save your neck".
I'm not going to risk my neck to save an enemy.
I do not wish to say anything about that. It is top secret, and I'm not going to risk my neck talking about it.
You betrayed us to the enemy to save your neck.
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Phrase: Put your head in the lion's mouth
Meaning: To take unnecessary risks, which may have very bad consequences:
You are putting your head in the lion's mouth by infiltrating that dangerous and powerful organisation. If they discover you, you will be in deep trouble.
Phrase: Go for broke
Meaning: Risk everything to be successful
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Phrase: Jump in with both feet
Meaning: Do something without thinking of the possible consequences: If I were you, I would not jump in with both feet. You could lose a furtune.
Phrase: Play with fire
Meaning: To do something risky, that may have unexpected results: You are playing with fire by going out with those hooligans. They are dangerous people.
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