At risk

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Definition

(to put one's life) at (great) risk: (to put one's life) in (great) danger, jeopardy, peril
idiom

(The company) is at risk (of closing): (The company) is in danger, stands a chance (of closing); There is a hazard (of the company closing)
idiom

Examples

  • "Elderly people are at risk from dehydration and the worst thing is, people won't even be able to wash their cars!"
  • "Failing this, you can be sure that your reputation will be seriously damaged, and your business will be put at great risk."

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