poner en peligro
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poner en peligro(
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peh
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A transitive verb phrase is a phrase that combines a verb with a preposition or other particle and requires a direct object (e.g. Take out the trash.).
transitive verb phrase
1. (general)
a. to put in danger
Emilia puso nuestras vidas en peligro al manejar tan imprudentemente.Emilia put our lives in danger by driving so recklessly.
b. to endanger
La deforestación pone en peligro la vida de los animales.Deforestation endanger the lives of the animals.
c. to put at risk
Tus malas decisiones económicas pusieron a la empresa en peligro.Your bad economic decisions put the company at risk.
d. to risk
No quiero criticar a mi jefe porque no quiero poner en peligro mi puesto de trabajo.I don't want to criticize my boss because I don't want to risk my job.
e. to compromise
La imprudencia de Emilio puso nuestra operación encubierta en peligro.Emilio's imprudence compromised our covert operation.
f. to jeopardize
Las constantes discusiones pusieron en peligro la misión diplomática.The constant arguments jeopardized the diplomatic mission.
g. to jeopardise (United Kingdom)
Un error de cálculo puso en peligro la misión espacial.A miscalculation jeopardised the space mission.
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