toss caution to the wind(s)

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toss caution to the wind(s)

To abandon one's cautiousness in order to take a risk. You can't live life completely reserved, you know. You've got to toss caution to the wind every now and then. After my father won a bit of money at the race tracks, he began tossing caution to the winds and gambling everything we had there.
See also: caution, to, toss
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