throw (one's) hat over the wall(redirected from threw their hat over the wall)
throw (one's) hat over the wall
To commit to solving some problem or taking some action. (If you were to literally throw your hat over a wall, you would then have to come up with a plan to get it back.) I know you're scared, but you have to throw your hat over the wall and figure out how to save your company before it's too late.
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