risk life and limb

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Definition of risk life and limb

: to do something that is very dangerous They risked life and limb to pull the child from the river.

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“Risk life and limb.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/risk%20life%20and%20limb. Accessed 25 Oct. 2021.

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