Do something despite the risks

Etymology:

  • some trace it back to John Milton's Paradise Lost: "And fear of Death deliver TO THE WINDES." It's important to know that this is a translation from Latin, so something could have been lost in translation.
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Peter threw caution to the wind and started his car stunt performance in front of live audience.

Submitted on February 25, 2019

Modified by TriplePurple on March 19, 2024

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tira la precaución al viento

rzucić ostrożność na wiatr

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