go to the stake for/over

idiom

British
: to defend (something or someone) even though one's actions or statements may cause one trouble or harm
She's willing to go to the stake for her beliefs.

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“Go to the stake for/over.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/go%20to%20the%20stake%20for%2Fover. Accessed 18 Jul. 2024.

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