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life and limb

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishlife and limblife and limbformal your life and physical health – used especially when this is threatened in some way She risks life and limb every day in her job as an undercover investigator. life
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life and limbWe're talking serious grievous bodily here, maybe loss of life and limb.The array of rules and regulations dealing with transport and behaviour on the highway are concerned with protecting life and limb.This meant I didn't have to get risk life and limb to get a good close up shot.The Malvern Hills Classic meeting ... now in its fourth year ... isn't all about risking life and limb though.Villeneuve, who had collided with Ralf Schumacher, gets paid £10MILLION for risking life and limb in Formula One.
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