throw/fling/cast caution to the wind

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Definition of 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.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/throw%2Ffling%2Fcast%20caution%20to%20the%20wind. Accessed 28 Nov. 2021.

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