Bedeutung von “risk” — Learner’s Dictionary


verb [ T ] us uk /rɪsk/
Extra Examples
How much are you prepared to risk?The climbers risk serious injury if the ropes don't hold.People who objected to his policies risked imprisonment or even execution.John has risked his reputation by taking on this new project.By sending troops to the region, the President has risked the outbreak of war.

B2 If you risk something bad, you do something although that bad thing might happen:

[ + doing sth ] I'd like to help you, but I can't risk losing my job.

B2 If you risk something important, you cause it to be in a dangerous situation where you might lose it:

He risked his life to save me.

(Definition von “risk verb” aus dem Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)