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English definition of “chance your arm”

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chance your arm

UK
to take a risk in order to get something that you want: Aren't you chancing your arm a bit giving up a secure job to start up a business?
Translations of “chance your arm”
in Chinese (Traditional) 冒險一試, 碰運氣…
in Chinese (Simplified) 冒险一试, 碰运气…
(Definition of chance your arm from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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