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

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take your life in your hands

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