run the risk (of of doing something)

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:riskidiom

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  • 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 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 doing sth — run a/the risk of doing sth ► to be in a situation in which there is the possibility that something bad might happen: »A company without good customer service runs the risk of losing its customers good will. Main Entry: ↑run …   Financial and business terms

  • run a risk — ► to do something that might be harmful or dangerous: »You re running a big risk if oil prices drop sharply. run the risk of doing sth »Few IFAs are prepared to run the risk of advising a client to switch out of equities and into bonds and cash… …   Financial and business terms

  • run a risk — verb take a risk in the hope of a favorable outcome (Freq. 7) When you buy these stocks you are gambling • Syn: ↑gamble, ↑chance, ↑risk, ↑hazard, ↑take chances, ↑adventure, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • run a risk — to do something that may have a bad result run the risk of doing something: You run the risk of upsetting her if you tell her the truth …   English dictionary

  • run a/the risk of doing sth — ► to be in a situation in which there is the possibility that something bad might happen: »A company without good customer service runs the risk of losing its customers good will. Main Entry: ↑run …   Financial and business terms

  • run a risk of doing sth — run a/the risk of doing sth ► to be in a situation in which there is the possibility that something bad might happen: »A company without good customer service runs the risk of losing its customers good will. Main Entry: ↑run …   Financial and business terms

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