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English definition of “put your neck on the line”

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put your neck on the line

to do something that you know might fail and spoil other people's opinion of you or cause you to lose money: There's a lot of money at stake here and none of the partners wants to put his neck on the line. No one wants to put their neck on the line and predict an outcome.
Translations of “put your neck on the line”
in Chinese (Traditional) 冒(失敗、名譽受損或金錢損失)的風險…
in Chinese (Simplified) 冒(失败、名誉受损或金钱损失)的风险…
(Definition of put your neck on the line from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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