at (one's) own peril

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at (one's) own peril

Done with the foreknowledge or forewarning that there is implied danger, especially of loss of life, which one must accept as one's own responsibility. Those who skydive do so at their own peril.
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Yes, Boss, we are, unfortunately, ignoring the words in your song at our own peril.
But if history has taught us one thing it is this: we ignore British farming at our own peril.
We heard, from political, media and business leaders, as well as an internationally recognized expert on regional collaboration, that if Southeast Michigan waits any longer to truly work together, we do so at our own peril.
The world really is just one village, Garrett states, and our tolerance of disease in any place is at our own peril.
These are no trifling concerns, and we ignore them at our own peril.
Georgetown Law Professor, David Cole, cogently argues that we ignore the implications of such policies at our own peril.
Unfortunately, there is a new danger lurking around the corner, the presence of which we are ignoring at our own peril.
White some segments of society with always be reluctant to examine controversial issues such as weather modification, the tremendous military capabilities that could result from this field are ignored at our own peril.
SSPCA spokeswoman Doreen Graham said: "Every serial killer in the UK this century started as an animal abuser and we ignore that fact at our own peril.
There's a kind of inescapable link in the real world, Hindus and Buddhists seem to say, that we ignore at our own peril.