put (one's) head in the lion's mouth

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put (one's) head in the lion's mouth

To subject oneself to danger or trouble. I really put my head in the lion's mouth by sneaking out of the house late at night. I think you're putting your head in the lion's mouth by driving in such torrential rain.
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put your ˌhead in the lion’s ˈmouth

deliberately put yourself in a dangerous or risky situation: So I put my head in the lion’s mouth and asked my boss for a pay rise.
See also: head, mouth, put
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