What is another word for out on limb?

198 synonyms found


[ ˈa͡ʊt ˌɒn lˈɪm], [ ˈa‍ʊt ˌɒn lˈɪm], [ ˈaʊ_t ˌɒ_n l_ˈɪ_m]

Having a conversation and using proverbs and phrases is an interesting way to communicate. One such phrase that we often use is "out on a limb," which means to be in a precarious or vulnerable situation. There are several synonyms for this phrase, such as being in a tight spot, being stuck in a hurting place, being in a difficult position, being in a problematic situation, or being in a dangerous spot. Using any of these synonyms will give a different shade of meaning to the conversation, but ultimately they all convey the same message of being vulnerable and in need of help.

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How to use "Out on limb" in context?

Apple protects its patents with zeal. For years, it withheld technology from its competitors, often relying on its extensive patent portfolio. Apple faced legal challenges to some of its patents, but each time faced off and emerged victorious. Apple was a bully on the patent battlefield but it has had to resort to such tactics in order to maintain a strong position in the marketplace. It's time for a change.

Technology has largely liberalized. Across industries, companies have shifted to a model where technology is more open.

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