English version

in jeopardy

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishin jeopardyin jeopardyRISKin danger of being lost or harmed Thousands of jobs are in jeopardy.put/place something in jeopardy The killings could put the whole peace process in jeopardy. jeopardy
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put/place something in jeopardyAirports to lose firm A parcels carrier is pulling out of Stansted and Southend airports, putting 150 jobs in jeopardy.This infantile behaviour is putting the book in jeopardy and makes it very hard to collate info on what's going on.The message jolted him, for it suddenly put our destination in jeopardy.Chuck was too crafty, too careful to put himself in jeopardy that way.These factors combined to put me in jeopardy every noon hour.People are encouraged to look at the wills but constant handling was putting them in jeopardy.Because in the act of explanation he would have to reveal his past culpability, and this would place him in jeopardy.
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