English verb: put on the line
|1.||put on the line (social) expose to a chance of loss or damage|
|Samples||We risked losing a lot of money in this venture.|
Why risk your life?.
She laid her job on the line when she told the boss that he was wrong.
|Synonyms||lay on the line, risk|
|Pattern of use||Somebody ----s something.|
Somebody ----s VERB-ing
|Broader (hypernym)||assay, attempt, essay, seek, try|
|Narrower (hyponym)||adventure, bell the cat, hazard, jeopardize, stake, venture|