take the plunge
This page is about the idiom take the plunge
If you take the plunge, you decide to do something you really want to do even though it's risky and possibly dangerous.
- I'd always wanted to be a writer, so when I was thirty I took the plunge. I quit my nine-to-five job and worked full-time on my novel instead.
- Bill decided to take the plunge and put all his money into the stock market - just before the market crashed. Now he wishes he'd left it in the bank.
Monique has decided to take the plunge and
Contributor: Matt Errey