stick (one's) head above the parapet

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stick (one's) head above the parapet

To state or defend opinions that may be considered controversial in spite of the risk of receiving unfavorable reactions from others. Thank goodness that someone is willing to stick their head above the parapet and drew customers' attention to the deceitful practices of these corporations. Several senators stuck their heads above the parapet and defended the legislation against their own party.
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However, Bet365 have stuck their heads above the parapet and, unsurprisingly, Luton - still five points away from cancelling out their 30-point penalty - are the firm's 1-7 favourites for the drop.
And courage knows no barriers from the very young to the very old, people stuck their heads above the parapet.
Since his release from Carlisle United over a fortnight ago, several clubs have stuck their heads above the parapet.
Only IG believe that there could be points aplenty, going highest about the aggregate score at 45-48, and it is difficult to see why they have stuck their heads above the parapet.