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put one's ass on the line

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put one's ass on the line

verb phrase

To assume risk and responsibility; put oneself in peril: I agreed with him, but I wasn't going to put my ass on the line to prove the point (1940+)


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