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go to the stake for sth

to defend an action, opinion, or belief despite the risks that are involved: She was prepared to go to the stake for her views.
(Definition of go to the stake for sth from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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