to run the risk of

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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  • run the risk of — to do something that may result in (something bad or unpleasant happening) You run the risk of being misunderstood if you don t explain your purpose carefully. That strategy runs the risk of undermining their authority. It s a dangerous policy t …   Useful english dictionary

  • run the risk of doing something — run the risk (of (doing something)) to make possible a particular result. When doctors fail to follow government guidelines, they run the risk of being sued by their patients. Usage notes: sometimes followed by a clause beginning with that: By… …   New idioms dictionary

  • run the risk of — run the risk (of (doing something)) to make possible a particular result. When doctors fail to follow government guidelines, they run the risk of being sued by their patients. Usage notes: sometimes followed by a clause beginning with that: By… …   New idioms dictionary

  • run the risk — (of (doing something)) to make possible a particular result. When doctors fail to follow government guidelines, they run the risk of being sued by their patients. Usage notes: sometimes followed by a clause beginning with that: By giving students …   New idioms dictionary

  • 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… …   Useful english dictionary

  • run the risk (of something doing something) — run the ˈrisk (of sth/of doing sth) | run ˈrisks idiom to be or put yourself in a situation in which sth bad could happen to you • We don t want to run the risk of losing their business. • Investment is all about running risks. Main entry:… …   Useful english dictionary

  • run the risk (of of doing something) — run the ˈrisk (of sth/of doing sth) | run ˈrisks idiom to be or put yourself in a situation in which sth bad could happen to you • We don t want to run the risk of losing their business. • Investment is all about running risks. Main entry:… …   Useful english dictionary

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  • run the risk — be at risk, be unable to control the risk or danger    When you invest in stocks, you run the risk of losing money …   English idioms

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