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ass is on the line, someone's

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Someone is at risk; someone has taken a perilous responsibility: A friend's ass is on the line and I promised I'd talk to you/ I better be right this time, because my ass is on the line

[fr the notion of a line separating hostile persons, such that encroaching on it is a challenge and a risk]


The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
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