How to use At-stake in a sentence
Too much could be at stake for him not to know what went down with Darkyn.
There was a lot at stake.
There's a life at stake!
What was at stake?
It was more intense than sparring, and she wondered what was at stake with the simple fight.Advertisement
Yet there was more at stake here than Brutus.
She refused, knowing there was too much at stake for her to dwell in her emotions.
The death-dealer smiled faintly. Rhyn trotted away from him, out of the palace and into the jungle. He suspected freeing Katie from Death would be easier than freeing Gabe from Death. There was more at stake for her if she lost Gabe.
There is more at stake here than your brother's life.
She didn't like it at all, not when there was so much at stake.Advertisement
You and I both know what's at stake here, he started.
Your cousins' lives are at stake.
All three of their lives were at stake.
After all, the power to control a world was at stake.
But the main issue of the struggle was not in these details of ecclesiastical government; principles had been at stake far deeper and more widely reaching.Advertisement
It was always patent that what he was chiefly concerned with was the substance and the life of Christian truth, and that his whole energies were employed in this inquiry because his whole heart was engaged in the truths and facts which were at stake.
He supported the North in the American crisis of 1862, using all his strength to explain what has since been universally recognized as the issue really at stake in the struggle, the abolition of slavery.
All the minor powers of Europe were represented, for all felt that their interests were at stake in the coming settlement.
On this occasion Bismarck accepted the decision, but when important interests were at stake he showed himself as ready to crush opposition as in the older days, as in the case of Hamburg and Bremen.
A keen sense of how much is at stake in any alteration breeds suspicion of every reform.Advertisement
G.A., on the English view, only arises where the safety of the several interests is at stake.
Contributions are not made in proportion to the amounts at stake when the sacrifice was made, but in proportion to the results when the adventure has come to an end.
But if all are lost the burden of the expenditure ought not to remain upon the interest which at first bore it; and the proper rule seems to be that contributions must be made by all the interests which were at stake when it was made, in proportion to their then values.
We belong both of us to a home-loving stock, and the peace and prosperity of every home in the land is at stake.
In ordinary cases the Brehon's fee was said to have been one-twelfth of the amount at stake.Advertisement
When the disruption came the principles at stake were keenly canvassed in Ellon, and eventually Andrew Davidson, senior, went with the Free Church.
He was only safe so long as he controlled the government, and prevented the administration of justice, and the knowledge that not only power but life was at stake drove him into a desperate plot for the retention of both.
Men felt that their own security was at stake.
All Europe, whether Liberal or reactionary, was watching the constitutional struggle with strained attention; the principles of monarchy and of constitutional liberty were alike at stake.
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There is a genuine matter of public interest at stake here.
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In a very competitive marketplace, much is at stake.
More is at stake than just personal pique from Jacques Chirac.
Nothing less than the future prosperity of the European model is at stake " .Advertisement
Even more importantly, deep conflicts of value and perceived self-interest are at stake.
Whilst for Scotland, Hailey Haining and Susan Partridge should put up a good fight with Gb vests at stake.
The cause at stake over-rode every prejudice and the people of the United States, since the war, have been in general content to leave the question alone, as was evidenced by the outcry raised in 1908, when President Taft reopened it in a speech at Grant's tomb.
Let people think what they will of me, it's really all the same to me when my son's fate is at stake.
Consider that the welfare of his soul is at stake.Advertisement
Prince Auersperg feels his dignity at stake and orders the sergeant to be arrested.
You know the fate of your whole life may be at stake.
The renunciation demanded is the real issue at stake.
David v Goliath with a massive prize at stake.
Whilst for Scotland, Hailey Haining and Susan Partridge should put up a good fight with GB vests at stake.Advertisement
Whatever the quota is, there is a bonus at stake.
Cooperation is also a tenet of many faiths that encourage members to support one another even when there are personal differences at stake.
After all, your reputation as a stylish man is at stake - and, of course, you do pay for their services.
Heirloom tomatoes often have a richness and depth of flavor that is lacking in tomatoes produced for the mass market, but there is more at stake than flavorful bruschetta.
It's better to confirm any statements in the job description rather than guess what something means, especially if it's a job at stake.Advertisement
Carry around a picture of your ultrasound and pull it out as a reminder of what is at stake.
Some believe that the case against vaccines is closed, and far too much is at stake to allow children to go unvaccinated or under-vaccinated.
The process of buying a used car online is similar to other virtual purchases; however, there's a lot more at stake.
With large prize money at stake in these pageants, competition is stiff.