peligro

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peligro(
peh
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A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
masculine noun
1. (general)
a. danger
Corro el peligro de volverme loca planificando esta boda.I'm in danger of going crazy planning this wedding.
Ten en cuenta el peligro que supone conducir una motocicleta.Take into account how dangerous it is to ride a motorcycle.
b. hazard
Las piezas pequeñas pueden ser un peligro para los bebés.Small pieces can be a hazard for infants.
c. threat
Él es un peligro a sí mismo.He is a threat to himself.
d. peril (literary)
En la selva oscura hay muchos peligros.There are many perils in the dark jungle.
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peligro
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (general)
a. danger
correr peligro (de)to be in danger (of)
estar/poner en peligroto be/put at risk
en peligro de extinciónendangered
fuera de peligroout of danger
¡peligro de muerte!danger!
peligro de incendiofire hazard
ser un peligroto be dangerous o a menace
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peligro
(gen) danger; peril (literario); (riesgo) risk
en peligro de extinción in danger of extinction; no hay peligro de la vida de la madre the mother's life is not in danger; estos gases constituyen un peligro para la salud these gases pose a risk to health; these gases pose a health hazard; ¡ese niño es un peligro andante! that child is a walking disaster area!
correr peligro
corre el peligro de que lo descubran he runs the risk of being found out; bajo esta roca no corremos peligro we're in no danger under this rock; we're free from danger under this rock
estar en peligro to be in danger
está fuera de peligro he's out of danger
poner en peligro to endanger; put at risk; jeopardize
peligro de incendio fire risk; fire hazard
peligro de muerte danger
peligro amarillo yellow peril
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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