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Idioms and Phrases

Take numerous risks, be daring, as in Bill never knows if he'll have enough money to pay the next month's rent—he likes to live dangerously . This expression figured in the work of such 19th-century German writers as Nietzsche, who regarded it as an admirable course of action. Today it is often used with mildly humorous effect, as in the example. [c. 1900]

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Example Sentences

“Rihanna loves to live dangerously, and talking to and hooking up with Chris is all part of that,” a Rihanna insider told Us.

"Live dangerously," said another; and "Try to be killed" is still the best advice for a soldier who would rise.

Apparently he has laid to heart Nietzsche's advice and proposes to "Live dangerously."

They discovered that the best means of living safely was to live dangerously.

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