短语 stick your neck out 的意思是敢于冒风险，不怕得罪人。
- John stuck his neck out and told the boss what we thought of him.
- He decided to stick his neck out and buy a new sports car, even though he hadn't asked his wife.
值得注意的是，另一个同脖子相关的短语是 be up to your neck，用来形容一个人繁忙的程度，即忙得不可开交，忙得喘不过气来。
- Dave is up to his neck with his studies and has no time to go out with his friends.