danger

danger
dan|ger [ `deındʒər ] noun ***
1. ) uncount a situation in which harm, death, damage, or destruction is possible:
The notice said Danger! Keep Out!
in danger: The President was in no danger at any time.
be in great/grave danger: You must leave immediately. You're in great danger here.
put someone/someone's life in danger: This may put my client's life in serious danger.
danger from: danger from exposure to radiation
face danger: This man had faced danger and death without flinching.
a ) count or uncount a situation in which something unpleasant might happen:
danger of: We must act now to avoid the danger of another rise in interest rates.
danger (that): There is a danger that the money will simply be wasted.
a real/great/serious danger: There is a very real danger that people will lose interest.
in danger of (doing) something: The peace talks are now in danger of collapse.
there's no danger of that (=it is very unlikely): What if he comes back early from lunch? There's no danger of that.
2. ) count a person or thing that might harm someone or damage something:
danger to: The animal is a danger to the public.
pose a danger to someone/something: Landslides and falling rocks pose a serious danger to tourists.
danger of: a campaign to warn children of the dangers of electricity

Usage of the words and phrases in modern English. 2013.

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