risk one's neck

risk one's neck
<05> лезть в петлю; ставить себя под удар

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  • risk one's neck — put one s life in danger …   Useful english dictionary

  • stick one's neck out — phrasal : to lay oneself open (as to attack, criticism, complaint, detection, punishment, reprisal) : run the risk of bringing down upon oneself a consequence detrimental to oneself (as by taking another s part, making a decision outside the… …   Useful english dictionary

  • neck — [nek] n. [ME nekke < OE hnecca, akin to Ger nacken < IE base * ken , to bend, squeeze > NOOK, NUT] 1. that part of a human or animal joining the head to the body, including the part of the backbone between the skull and the shoulders 2.… …   English World dictionary

  • stick one's neck out — ► stick one s neck out informal risk criticism or anger by acting or speaking boldly. Main Entry: ↑stick …   English terms dictionary

  • neck — I n. 1) to crane one s neck 2) to twist, wring smb. s neck 3) (misc.) to risk one s neck ( to risk one s life ); to break one s neck trying to do smt. ( to make a maximum effort to get smt. done ); to stick one s neck out ( to expose oneself to… …   Combinatory dictionary

  • neck — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. channel, isthmus, strait, pass; cervix; constriction, narrow ing; scruff, nape. See narrowness, convexity, connection. v. i., slang, make love, pet, make out (inf.), smooch (inf.). See endearment. II… …   English dictionary for students

  • risk — n. & v. n. 1 a chance or possibility of danger, loss, injury, or other adverse consequences (a health risk; a risk of fire). 2 a person or thing causing a risk or regarded in relation to risk (is a poor risk). v.tr. 1 expose to risk. 2 accept the …   Useful english dictionary

  • put one's neck on the block — ► put one s head (or neck) on the block informal put one s standing or reputation at risk. Main Entry: ↑block …   English terms dictionary

  • stick one's neck out — phrasal to make oneself vulnerable by taking a risk …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • stick one's neck out — verb To take a risk, putting oneself in a vulnerable position …   Wiktionary

  • stick one's neck out — informal risk incurring criticism or anger by acting or speaking boldly. → the sticks …   English new terms dictionary

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