Idioms title

The Idiom Attic - a collection of hundreds of English idioms, each one explained.

The meaning of "go out on a limb"

" Go out on a limb "
Meaning:
Take a risk to support someone or something.
Example:
He knew his boss was an army man, so saying that he was against the war was really going out on a limb.
Where did it originate?:
USA, 19th century.
Where is it used?:
Hear the idiom spoken:
More idioms about:   nature   luck   cliche   america  

 We are also on Facebook

 Copyright Gary Martin, 2019