risk one's life

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Definition of risk one's life

: to do something very dangerous that could result in one's death She risked her life to help him.

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“Risk one's life.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/risk%20one%27s%20life. Accessed 4 Aug. 2020.

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