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NounEdit

life and limb pl (plural only)

  1. (idiomatic) existence together with bodily faculties.
    Those kids are risking life and limb when they go inside that old abandoned house: it might collapse on their heads.

Usage notesEdit

  • Often used in phrases referring to the risk of losing such attributes.

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