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English definition of “take your life in your hands”

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take your life in your hands

to do something that is very dangerous, especially where you risk death: Every time you go parachuting you're taking your life in your hands.
Translations of “take your life in your hands”
in Chinese (Traditional) 拿性命去冒險,玩命…
in Chinese (Simplified) 拿性命去冒险,玩儿命…
(Definition of take your life in your hands from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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