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English definition of “have/put your head on the block”

have/put your head on the block

to risk a bad thing happening to you by doing something or helping someone: I'm not going to put my head on the block for you.Taking risksGambling and bookmaking
(Definition of have/put your head on the block from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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