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To take risks



to do something that makes it possible for something important or valuable to be destroyed, damaged, or lost



if you dare to do something, you are not afraid to do it, even though it may be dangerous or shocking or may cause trouble for you



to risk damaging or destroying something important



to do something even though you know it involves a risk



to do something that involves risks but may result in benefits if things happen as you hope they will



to risk something, especially in order to gain something else

throw/cast caution to the wind(s)

to stop being careful and do something that you know has risks

run the risk (of something)

to be in a situation in which something bad could happen

take a risk

to do something although you know that something unpleasant or dangerous could happen

live dangerously

to take risks or choose to do dangerous things

hostile architecture

the design of buildings or public spaces in a way which discourages people from touching, climbing or sitting on them …

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boots on the ground

a situation in which a country's armed forces are physically present in an area of conflict …

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