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Idiom
throw caution to the wind(s)
chance the duck
 
 
Meaning
start taking risks and not care about the consequences
 
 
Usage
I decided to throw caution to the wind and buy myself a really expensive pair of shoes.
 
 
Usage
Although he encountered opposition from his family, he nevertheless threw caution to the wind and enlisted in the military.
 
 
Usage
He threw caution to the wind and dived in after the child.
 
 
Story
The expression throw caution to the wind uses to the wind in the sense of utterly vanishing or out of existence.
 
 
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