throw to the winds


throw to the winds
throw to the winds
To scatter or throw away recklessly
To abandon (restraint, prudence, caution, discretion, etc)
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  • throw\ caution\ to\ the\ winds — • throw caution to the winds • throw discretion to the winds v. phr. To be daring; make a bold or risky move. Hearing that Apaches were planning to start a war, the whites decided to throw caution to the winds and attack the Apaches first …   Словарь американских идиом

  • throw\ discretion\ to\ the\ winds — • throw caution to the winds • throw discretion to the winds v. phr. To be daring; make a bold or risky move. Hearing that Apaches were planning to start a war, the whites decided to throw caution to the winds and attack the Apaches first …   Словарь американских идиом

  • throw caution to the winds — also[throw discretion to the winds] {v. phr.} To be daring; make a bold or risky move. * /Hearing that Apaches were planning to start a war, the whites decided to throw caution to the winds and attack the Apaches first./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • throw caution to the winds — also[throw discretion to the winds] {v. phr.} To be daring; make a bold or risky move. * /Hearing that Apaches were planning to start a war, the whites decided to throw caution to the winds and attack the Apaches first./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

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