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Put my neck out on a limb

This one is pretty straightforward and pretty common – a mash up of “stuck my neck out” and “go out on a limb”.   Both idioms have the same meaning (put yourself in potentially a disadvantageous position to support someone or something) and are about the same length.  Confusion thus reigns.

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2 Comments on “Put my neck out on a limb”

  1. Michael says:

    Better than “hanging by a rope.”


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