stick neck out


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stick one's neck out (for someone or something)

Fig. to take a risk. Why should I stick my neck out to do something for her? What's she ever done for me? He made a risky investment. He stuck his neck out for the deal because he thought he could make some big money.
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stick your neck out

also stick out your neck
to take a risk He's shown he's got the courage to stick his neck out to help people.
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stick your neck out

to give an opinion which other people may not like or which other people are frightened to give I'm going to stick my neck out and predict a Republican victory. He's never been afraid of sticking his neck out.
See Shove up your arse!, stick to guns, put head above the parapet, put the knife in, stand out a mile, poke nose into, put oar in, Put that in your pipe and smoke it!, stand out like a sore thumb, more than can shake a stick at, put in in two penn'orth, put two fingers up at
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stick (one's) neck out

Informal
To make oneself vulnerable; take a risk.
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