take+the+risk

  • 1 take a risk — phrase to do something although you know that something unpleasant or dangerous could happen A good pilot never takes a risk. take the risk of doing something: I didn’t want to take the risk of leaving John alone. Thesaurus: to take riskssynonym… …

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  • 2 take a risk — ► to do something that might be harmful or dangerous: »The company thrived after taking a risk and selling its TV business. take the risk of doing sth »Over the past three months, investors who have taken the risk of investing in smaller… …

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  • 3 take a risk — to do something although you know that something unpleasant or dangerous could happen A good pilot never takes a risk. take the risk of doing something: I didn t want to take the risk of leaving John alone …

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  • 4 take\ a\ risk — • run a risk • take a risk v. phr. To be open to danger or loss; put yourself in danger; be unprotected. A baseball umpire wears a mask and chest protector so he won t run the risk of being hit by the ball. Billy takes a risk of being hit by a… …

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  • 5 take the plunge — If you take the plunge, you decide to do something or commit yourself even though you know there is an element of risk involved …

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  • 6 Take the High Road — This article is about the Scottish soap opera. For the Elemeno P song, see Take the High Road (song). Take the High Road Opening titles Format Soap opera Cre …

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  • 7 take the bull by the horns — verb face a difficulty and grapple with it without avoiding it • Hypernyms: ↑confront, ↑face • Verb Frames: Somebody s * * * phrasal : to face up to and grapple with a difficulty * * * take the bull by the horns To grapple boldly with a dange …

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  • 8 take the plunge — COMMIT ONESELF, go for it, throw caution to the wind(s), risk it; informal jump in at the deep end, go for broke. → plunge * * * take the plunge To commit oneself definitely after hesitation • • • Main Entry: ↑plunge * * * take the plunge phrase… …

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  • 9 take the plunge —    If you take the plunge, you decide to do something or commit yourself even though you know there is an element of risk involved.   (Dorking School Dictionary)    ***    If you take the plunge, you finally decide to venture into something you… …

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  • 10 take the plunge — she decided to take the plunge and headed for Hollywood Syn: commit oneself, go for it, do the deed, throw caution to the wind(s), risk it; informal jump in at the deep end, go for broke …

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  • 11 take the bull by the horns — to deal with a problem in a very direct and confident way, even though there is some risk in doing this I decided to take the bull by the horns and ask him to leave …

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  • 12 take the plunge — to decide to do something. Those women who took the plunge and ran for the state legislature enjoyed great success. Usage notes: usually said about doing something that involves some risk …

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  • 13 run the risk — Take the chance, risk it, run the hazard …

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  • 14 to run the risk of — • take risks • to run the risk of to follow a course of action, knowing that it may lead to negative results; to take a chance(s) …

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  • 15 run the risk (of something) — phrase to be in a situation in which something bad could happen She didn’t go, because she didn’t want to run the risk of seeing Neil again. The President runs the risk of assassination with every public appearance. Thesaurus: to take… …

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  • 16 run (or take) a risk (or risks) — expose oneself to the possibility of something unpleasant occurring. → risk …

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  • 17 The Penguins of Madagascar: Operation: DVD Premiere — The cover of the special release Operation: DVD Premiere Directed by Bret Haaland Nick Filippi …

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  • 18 The Swarm (novel) — The Swarm   US cover …

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  • 19 The Sun Hill Fire (2005) — was a storyline in the long running ITV drama The Bill . The storyline attracted some of the highest ratings in the show s history.Fact|date=June 2007In 2005 a controversial civilian member of staff, PCSO Colin Fairfax, was removed from his… …

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  • 20 Risk management — For non business risks, see risk, and the disambiguation page risk analysis Example of risk management: A NASA model showing areas at high risk from impact for the International Space Station. Risk management is the identification, assessment,… …

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