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venture on/upon sth

verb [I usually + adv/prep, T] uk phrasal verb with venture   /ˈven.tʃər/ us    /-tʃɚ/ formal
to try to do something difficult or dangerous: The wind was so strong that when we did finally venture on a walk, we were nearly swept away.Taking risksGambling and bookmaking
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