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Meaning of put neck on the line


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put neck on the line

If you put your neck on the line, you do something risky.

The phrase can be used without the word 'neck'. If something is on the line, there is some kind of risk.

Example(s):

Although I put my neck on the line for my colleague, he didn't even call to thank me. I may get fired if they find out what I did.
Never put your neck on the line for no good reasons.
Her political future is on the line because of involvement in criminal activities.

This idiom is in the parts of the body category


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