at one's own peril

idiom

Definition of at one's own peril

somewhat formal
: with full understanding that what one is doing is dangerous and that one is responsible for one's own safety : at one's own risk No lifeguard is on duty: swim at your own peril.

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“At one's own peril.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/at%20one%27s%20own%20peril. Accessed 22 Jun. 2021.

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