Last modified on 20 June 2013, at 15:48

go out on a limb



go out on a limb (third-person singular simple present goes out on a limb, present participle going out on a limb, simple past went out on a limb, past participle gone out on a limb)

  1. (idiomatic) To take a risk.
    He doesn't want to go out on a limb, but he really should give it a try sometime.
  2. to hazard a guess
    I’m going to go out on a limb here. You’re together?