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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 daren't risk offending Audrey's parents.
I hardly dare to go into the room without first getting permission.
Go on, phone the police. I dare you.
The older boys dared Jennings 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 hope.
This famous novel is a little, dare I say it, dull.
'I'll tell Susan what you said about her.' 'Don't you dare!'
Don't you dare come near me!
We waited for her to jump, hardly daring to breathe.
'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!
I dare say you're feeling tired after your journey.
Things have changed a good deal, I dare say.
This is the British English definition of dare. View American English definition of dare.
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