risk one's neck

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Definition of risk one's neck

: to do something that puts one in danger of serious injury or death I would never risk my neck on a sport like skydiving. News reporters often risk their necks working in war zones.

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“Risk one's neck.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/risk%20one%27s%20neck. Accessed 19 Sep. 2021.

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