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In a dangerous situation



in danger of being harmed, damaged, attacked, or infected because you do not have suitable protection



a thing, person, or place that is vulnerable is easy to attack

at risk

in a situation in which something unpleasant or dangerous could happen to you



not protected from attack

under threat

likely to be harmed or damaged

at the mercy of

in a situation that is controlled by someone or something with the power to harm you



not guarded or watched



capable of being lost or taken from you at any time

playing with fire

doing something dangerous or risky that could cause lots of problems for you

in harm’s way

in a dangerous situation

dark pool

a method of financial trading in which share prices are hidden and not openly available to the public

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the gear that you use for driving a vehicle very slowly

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