too close / near for comfort
/tˈuː klˈoʊs nˌɪɹ fɔːɹ kˈʌmfɚt/
in a distance so short that may cause danger, problems, or annoyance
to do or die
/dˈuː ɔːɹ dˈaɪ/
to put in great effort and take great risks to succeed or to fail trying
to go for broke
/ɡˌoʊ fɔːɹ bɹˈoʊk/
to put everything at risk in order to achieve a particular goal
out on a limb
/ˈaʊt ˌɑːn ɐ lˈɪm/
in a situation that involves a lot of risk and little support or evidence, especially one that arouses negative reactions in others
to risk / sacrifice life and limb
/ɹˈɪsk sˈækɹɪfˌaɪs lˈaɪf ænd lˈɪm/
to do something that has the risk of death or serious injury
to stick one's neck out
/stˈɪk wˈʌnz nˈɛk ˈaʊt/
to say or do a thing that can put one in trouble or danger
to walk / skate / tread on thin ice
/wˈɔːk skˈeɪt tɹˈɛd ˌɑːn θˈɪn ˈaɪs/
to be doing something that may get one into serious trouble or danger at any moment
to take one's life into one's (own) hands
/tˈeɪk wˈʌnz lˈaɪf ˌɪntʊ wˈʌnz ˈoʊn ɔːɹ hˈændz/
to do something so risky that a person may lose their life because of it
at one's own risk
/æt wˈʌnz ˈoʊn ɹˈɪsk/
by accepting the responsibility for all potential dangers and risks involved
to up / raise the ante
/ˌʌp ɹˈeɪz ðɪ ˈæntiː/
to add to the risks or demands of a competition, dispute, etc. that will lead to either more benefits or losses
to lay down one's life
/lˈeɪ dˌaʊn wˈʌnz lˈaɪf/
to sacrifice one's life so that someone or something can continue to exist
to dice with death
/dˈaɪs wɪð dˈɛθ/
to take great risks that could result in one's own death
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