To put oneself in a vulnerable position; take a risk: ok, I’ll go out on a limb and vouch for you (1897+)
- Go out the window
see: out the window
[goo d-wil] /ˈgʊdˈwɪl/ noun 1. friendly disposition; benevolence; kindness. 2. cheerful acquiescence or consent. 3. Commerce. an intangible, salable asset arising from the reputation of a business and its relations with its customers, distinct from the value of its stock and other tangible assets. /ˌɡʊdˈwɪl/ noun 1. a feeling of benevolence, approval, and kindly interest […]
[goo d-wahyf] /ˈgʊdˌwaɪf/ noun, plural goodwives [goo d-wahyvz] /ˈgʊdˌwaɪvz/ (Show IPA) 1. Chiefly Scot. the mistress of a household. 2. (initial capital letter) Archaic. a title of respect for a woman. /ˈɡʊdˌwaɪf/ noun (archaic) (pl) -wives 1. the mistress of a household 2. a woman not of gentle birth: used as a title
noun 1. (in a language) standard use or usage.