Origin of dangerous
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How to use dangerous in a sentence
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“That it has not begun already is dangerous to our national security,” he said.Amid Pentagon upheaval, military officers face a fraught few months|Missy Ryan, Dan Lamothe, Greg Jaffe, Josh Dawsey|November 12, 2020|Washington Post
This study suggested a grocery store would be twice as dangerous for a person in a low-income neighborhood as a person in a high-income one.These venues are high-risk areas for spreading the coronavirus, model suggests|Ben Guarino, Joel Achenbach|November 10, 2020|Washington Post
It also says there’s a risk that new and more dangerous variants will develop in mink farms, unless all the animals are culled.
The coverage of the election and the speediness — or reluctance — to throttle the myriad of false or dangerous posts appearing on social media over the past few weeks should factor into marketers’ decision making over their future media plans.‘Emotions are so heightened’: Why the election fallout hammers home the need for marketers to act responsibly|Lara O'Reilly|November 9, 2020|Digiday
Cars swarm dangerously around them on this two-lane road carved, literally, into the side of a chain of mountains.Heart of Darkness: Into Afghanistan’s Taliban Valley|Matt Trevithick, Daniel Seckman|November 15, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Women are frequently reminded, too, that Barbie would be dangerously underweight if she were a real human.
For now at least, her years of living dangerously seem behind her.
Complete protection from random harm is perhaps the most dangerously unrealistic of fantasies.The Strange World of Political Assassination Fantasies|James Poulos|September 24, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The going rate for life jackets on board the dangerously rickety vessels tops $200, whether for men, women or children.Confessions of a Human Trafficker Who Smuggled Desperate Migrants Into Europe|Barbie Latza Nadeau|June 5, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Human life will continue to be more and more dangerously chaotic until a world social idea crystallizes out.The Salvaging Of Civilisation|H. G. (Herbert George) Wells
He had been under water a dangerously long time before Stranack, who had suffered no more than a wetting, had found him.Uncanny Tales|Various
She was so in earnest that she forgot the canoe, and the wind caught it sideways and made us roll dangerously.Three More John Silence Stories|Algernon Blackwood
But she used the words, 'They will drive me mad,' and seemed to be in a dangerously nervous condition.Dope|Sax Rohmer
She hurried home, and was met at the door by a little girl, who informed her that her mother was very dangerously ill.Madame Roland, Makers of History|John S. C. Abbott
British Dictionary definitions for dangerous
Derived forms of dangerousdangerously, adverbdangerousness, noun
Other Idioms and Phrases with dangerous
see little knowledge is a dangerous thing; live dangerously.