RISK in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of RISK
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risk
 n.  the possibility of something bad happening
 v.  do something although there is a chance of a bad result
Classic Sentence: (144 in 10 pages)
1  If my view of the case is correct, and I have every reason to believe that it is, this man would rather risk anything than lose the ring.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In PART I: CHAPTER V. OUR ADVERTISEMENT BRINGS A VISITOR
2  It shows that the man we are after is not as lonely as I imagined he was, but has friends who are ready to risk something for him.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In PART I: CHAPTER V. OUR ADVERTISEMENT BRINGS A VISITOR
3  The risk she had run acting in the open air was justified.
Between the Acts (1941) By Virginia Woolf
Get Context   In Unit 11
4  Rotherwood was not, however, without defences; no habitation, in that disturbed period, could have been so, without the risk of being plundered and burnt before the next morning.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Get Context   In CHAPTER II
5  Nay, but Isaac, thou knowest not all the risk.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Get Context   In CHAPTER VI
6  "Trust me, I will requite the risk you run for my love, Gurth," said the Knight.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Get Context   In CHAPTER X
7  They remonstrated also upon the risk of damage to their horses by these forced marches.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXVIII
8  This accomplished, the loyal Cedric hastened in quest of his friend Athelstane, determined, at every risk to himself, to save that last scion of Saxon royalty.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXI
9  Lesser the risk, than rouse the slumbering fire.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXV
10  I was not obliged to bring their unhallowed scrawls, and run the risk of being bewitched, as more folks than one told me.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXVIII
11  When they came to the top of the rise he stopped; he would not risk the long and very jolty down-slope.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence
Get Context   In Chapter 5
12  I am of a cautious temper, and unwilling to risk my happiness in a hurry.
Mansfield Park By Jane Austen
Get Context   In CHAPTER IV
13  He did not enter into any remonstrance with his other children: he was more willing to believe they felt their error than to run the risk of investigation.
Mansfield Park By Jane Austen
Get Context   In CHAPTER XX
14  In a worldly view, he had nothing to gain by being on terms with Sir Walter; nothing to risk by a state of variance.
Persuasion By Jane Austen
Get Context   In Chapter 15
15  You are always labouring and toiling, exposed to every risk and hardship.
Persuasion By Jane Austen
Get Context   In Chapter 23
Example Sentence: (174 in 12 pages)
16  Exercise lessens the risk of heart disease.
17  People should eat less fat to reduce the risk of heart disease.
18  Any business venture contains an element of risk.
19  Any investment involves an element of risk.
20  The element of risk just adds excitement.
21  The operation carries an element of risk.
22  A certain element of risk is in the nature of the job.
23  The element of risk gave added zest to the adventure.
24  Lack of exercise is a risk factor in heart disease.
25  Lack of exercise is also a risk factor for heart disease but it's relatively small when compared with the others.
26  Cigarette smoking is a risk factor for this disease.
27  Studies have established that smoking is a risk factor for cancer.
28  If executives fail to exploit the opportunities of networking they risk being left behind.
29  There's no risk of her failing/that she'll fail.
30  Only those who will risk going too far can possibly find out how far one can go.