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 (one's) neck out

Informal
To make oneself vulnerable; take a risk.
See also: neck, out, stick