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    Exclamation Go out on a limb

    Hi,

    What is the meaning of this idiom and how would we use this idiom in a sentence,
    whts the correct way of using it?

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    Default Re: Go out on a limb

    Quote Originally Posted by anupumh View Post
    Hi,

    What is the meaning of this idiom and how would we use this idiom in a sentence,
    whts the correct way of using it?

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    If you go out on a limb, you do something risky or unsupported by others, which leaves you in a difficult position. "Jack was really out on a limb with his proposal - nobody supported his idea."

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    Default Re: Go out on a limb

    Quote Originally Posted by amigos4 View Post
    If you go out on a limb, you do something risky or unsupported by others, which leaves you in a difficult position. "Jack was really out on a limb with his proposal - nobody supported his idea."
    Hey, where are you man? Long time no see.

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    Default Re: Go out on a limb

    I have heard that idiom used in a sarcastic manner. For example, if a woman goes into a dusty small town police station dressed in furs and jewels, the sheriff might say, "I'm going to go out on a limb and say you're not from around here."

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    Default Re: Go out on a limb

    GO OUT ON A LIMB
    It means to put oneself in an isolated or disadvantaged position in one's support of someone or something. Like if you go out on a limb, you state an opinion which is very different to most other people.

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