put sb at risk


put sb at risk
put sb/sth at risk
to put someone or something in a situation where they could be in danger: »

Why put capital at significant risk for a return which is no higher than the return on government bonds?

Main Entry: risk

Financial and business terms. 2012.

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  • put sth at risk — put sb/sth at risk ► to put someone or something in a situation where they could be in danger: »Why put capital at significant risk for a return which is no higher than the return on government bonds? Main Entry: ↑risk …   Financial and business terms

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  • Risk factors for breast cancer — Risk factors of breast cancer may be divided into preventable and non preventable. Their study belongs in the field of epidemiology. Breast cancer, like other forms of cancer, is considered to result from multiple environmental and hereditary… …   Wikipedia

  • put — W1S1 [put] v past tense and past participle put present participle putting [T] ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(move to place)¦ 2¦(change somebody s situation/feelings)¦ 3¦(write/print something)¦ 4¦(express)¦ 5 put a stop/an end to something 6 put something into… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • put — [ put ] (past tense and past participle put) verb transitive *** ▸ 1 move something to position ▸ 2 cause to be in situation ▸ 3 write/print something ▸ 4 make someone go to place ▸ 5 give position on list ▸ 6 build/place somewhere ▸ 7 express in …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • put sb/sth at risk — ► to put someone or something in a situation where they could be in danger: »Why put capital at significant risk for a return which is no higher than the return on government bonds? Main Entry: ↑risk …   Financial and business terms

  • Risk aversion — is a concept in psychology, economics, and finance, based on the behavior of humans (especially consumers and investors) while exposed to uncertainty. Risk aversion is the reluctance of a person to accept a bargain with an uncertain payoff rather …   Wikipedia

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