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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References in classic literature ?
I walked with the utmost circumspection, to avoid treading on any stragglers who might remain in the streets, although the orders were very strict, that all people should keep in their houses, at their own peril. The garret windows and tops of houses were so crowded with spectators, that I thought in all my travels I had not seen a more populous place.
Panek says one takes gravity for granted at their own peril. It turns out that we are all still in the dark about what it is.
"Any persons purporting to purchase or to have purchased land in Closebum Estate, Runda without the concurrence of the four court appointed administrators and with the sanction of the court to any such transaction have done/ will do so at their own peril," the advertisement stated ominously.
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has cautioned the All Progressives Congress (APC) and 'its thugs procured to reenact their Kano rigging template' in the Thursday's Governorship Supplementary election in Adamawa state, to note that they will be attempting to do so at their own peril.
In the twenty-first century - rightfully being touted as the Asian Century - the so-called big powers can ignore China only at their own peril. While it may be a trifle early to forecast a return to a multi-polar World Order, the portents certainly point in that direction.
National team captain Mercy Moim has warned their opponents to underrate them at their own peril ahead of the FIVB World Championships in Tokyo, Japan later this month.
She added that countries should rule them out at their own peril.
'If developers want to continue to build luxurious housing, they have to build it at their own peril. Don't come to us complaining about unsold units,' he said in a press conference in Komtar today.
Those who trade with North Korea do so at their own peril." (pickup previous) ak.bs
'"Business as usual' is no longer sustainable-if business ignores the Goals, they do so at their own peril," noted Charles Tilley, chair of the IFAC Professional Accountants in Business Committee, which contributed to the report along with the IFAC Professional Accountancy Organization Development Committee.
The Pentagon warns that whoever fired missiles at a US Navy destroyer and an accompanying ship off the coast of Yemen over the weekend had done so "at their own peril", language that suggested preparations for possible retaliation.
Navy destroyer and an accompanying ship off the coast of Yemen over the weekend had done so "at their own peril," language that suggested preparations for possible retaliation.
Labour MPs in particular, who contemptuously dismiss grassroots unrest, do so at their own peril.
However, whoever succeeds Sir Albert Bore will be making a fatal error of judgement, or be it at their own peril if they offer a cabinet post to Sir Albert, unless of course they are stronger in character and leadership than Bore.
We said at the time, 'Let the critics talk us down, it's at their own peril.' "We will use it as motivation to maybe even better last season."