throw/fling/cast caution to the wind


: to stop being careful and do something that is dangerous or that might result in failure
After thinking about it for years, he finally threw/flung/cast caution to the wind, quit his job, and started his own company.

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“Throw/fling/cast caution to the wind.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 23 Mar. 2023.

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