Pose a threat

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Definition

to pose a threat: to constitute a threat or intimidation
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Examples

  • "Smithson argues that stress starts to pose serious threats such as permanent damage to brain cells (which has linked high stress levels to alzheimer's disease and strokes) and high blood pressure (the link between stress and heart attacks) only when the stress is allowed to build up over a long period of time."
  • "I have been informed that the quantities of poison consumed by your son were too small to pose a threat to his life."
  • "These marsupials pose little threat to humans."

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