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dare

verb  us   /deər/

dare verb (BE BRAVE)

(present tense dares or dare) to be brave enough to do something difficult or dangerous or that you should not do: [T] She wouldn’t dare go out alone there at night. [I] He wanted to touch it, but he didn’t dare. [+to infinitive] I can’t believe you dare to talk to me this way!

dare verb (ASK)

[T] to ask someone to do something that involves risk: I dare you to ask him to dance.

dare

noun [C]  /der, dær/

dare noun [C] (BRAVE ACT)

something difficult or dangerous that you do because someone asks you to do it: He jumped into the river on a dare.
Translations of “dare”
in Spanish atraverse, osar, desafiar…
in Vietnamese dám, thách thức…
in Thai กล้า, ท้าทาย…
in Malaysian berani, bertaruh…
in French oser, défier…
in German wagen, herausfordern…
in Indonesian berani, menantang…
in Chinese (Simplified) 勇敢/鲁莽, 敢于, 胆敢…
in Chinese (Traditional) 勇敢/魯莽, 敢於, 膽敢,竟敢…
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