Meaning of “run the risk of doing sth” in the English Dictionary

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"run the risk of doing sth" in British English

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run the risk of doing sth

to do something although something bad might happen because of it:

If you tell him the truth, you run the risk of hurting his feelings.

(Definition of “run the risk of doing sth” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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