Definitions for put on the line

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. risk, put on the line, lay on the line(verb)

    expose to a chance of loss or damage

    "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"

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Kasim Reed:

    He talks about college affordability but he never referenced how much President Obama and Democrats put on the line to remove $50 billion from the cost of college.

  2. Cedric Alexander:

    Across this country right now, police are being questioned about the way that they do their jobs, but we can never ever forget the dangers and what they put on the line for us every day.

  3. Cedric Alexander:

    This is just a constant reminder ... of the dangers of police work in this country, we can never ever forget the dangers and what they put on the line for us every day. They deserve our support.


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