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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(do something) at your (own) ˈperil

(often used as a warning) at the risk of serious danger: People who go climbing in winter do so at their own peril.You go in Mike’s car at your peril. He’s a terrible driver.
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Although Justice John Mativo on Wednesday declined to grant Havi orders, he can still campaign for the seat as he waits for the outcome of the case, but at his own peril.
He is protecting underachieving payers at his own peril - he will never move forward with this lack of honesty.
The taxpayer who made a voluntary disclosure was understood to do so at his own peril (Hebel, 668 F2d 995 (8th Cir.