In danger, as in Their house's location on the San Andreas Fault puts them at risk in the next major earthquake. [c. 1900]
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How to use at risk in a sentence
Because women with disabilities are one of the most at-risk demographics in the world.#YesAllWomen, but Not Really: How Feminism Leaves the Disabled Behind | Elizabeth Heideman | November 24, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
The media, as it has done for decades, will continue to ignore the plight of the at-risk trans population.
Refusing to take “no” for an answer, Irshad then contacted a psychologist who works with at-risk youth.
Upon arrival to Baltimore, Dr. Carson became heavily involved in at-risk youth programs.
At the same time, at-risk populations are typically too small to provide statistical power.Can Certain Jobs Cause Breast Cancer? A New Study Suggests Yes | Florence Williams | November 21, 2012 | THE DAILY BEAST