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Meaning of “put your neck on the line” in the English Dictionary

"put your neck on the line" in British English

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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 ​losemoney: There's a lot of ​money at ​stake here and none of the ​partnerswants to put his neck on the ​line. No one ​wants to put ​their neck on the ​line and ​predict an ​outcome.
(Definition of put your neck on the line from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “put your neck on the line”
in Chinese (Simplified) 冒(失败、名誉受损或金钱损失)的风险…
in Chinese (Traditional) 冒(失敗、名譽受損或金錢損失)的風險…
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