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stake sth on sth

phrasal verb with stake uk   us   /steɪk/ verb [T]
to ​riskharming or ​losing something ​important if an ​action, ​decision, or ​situation does not have the ​result you ​want or ​expect: I ​think she'll be ​head of this ​company in five year's ​time - I'd ​stake my ​reputation on it.
(Definition of stake sth on sth from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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stake sth on sth

phrasal verb with stake uk   us   /steɪk/ verb [T]
to ​riskharming or ​losing something important if an ​action, decision, or ​situation does not have the ​result you expected or wanted: He was happy to stake his ​reputation on the ​success of their new ​internetventure. There were many Hong Kong ​high-riskinvestors in the late 90s ​willing to stake their money on China's future.
(Definition of stake sth on sth from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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