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Larry argue with the boss? He wouldn't dare.
I drove as fast as I dared.
Andrei Sakharov was one of the few people who dared to protest.
Neither of the superpowers would have dared use nuclear weapons.
I hardly dare to go into the room without first getting permission.
Go on, call the police. I dare you.
The older boys dared Jimmy to go up on the roof.
I never dared dream that peace would come so soon.
The work was finished much sooner than he'd ever dared to hope.
"Were you ever involved with this woman?" "How dare you! I'm a respectable married man."
How dare you go into my room without asking me!
This is the American English definition of dare. View British English definition of dare.
a particle that is smaller than an atom and has no electrical charge
… to reveal a small part of your intentions in order to attract support, without actually committing yourself to doing anythingadd a word
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