Meaning of “take your life in your hands” in the English Dictionary

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"take your life in your hands" in British English

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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.

(Definition of “take your life in your hands” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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