How to use Risked in a sentence
Last night she risked her life climbing down a precipitous cliff in total darkness in an effort to save Billy Langstrom.
I risked everything to get to this point.
He had risked his own life to protect her from the wild dogs, and chased the man who smashed her windshield.
But Gladstone risked the reproach, accepted the office and had a sharp tussle for his seat.
In 1865 he risked an encounter with Scottish Sabbatarian ideas.Advertisement
An ordinary commander would have avoided fighting altogether, but Marlborough saw beyond the material conditions and risked all on his estimate of the moral superiority of his army and of the weakness of the French leading.
Quite ignorant as to the real state of affairs, he raised the money and sent a nuncio, who never risked himself in Scotland, but made the extraordinary proposal later, that Mary should execute or at least " discourt " her chief advisers.
He would therefore have risked the failure of his own mission in order to take part in a battle where his intervention was not, so far as he could tell, of vital importance.
He did his best therefore to prevent the rising and risked his life among the infuriated peasants as readily as when he stood before the emperor and the diet.
Not only had they risked and lost all in the attempt and drawn upon themselves the frightful vengeance of the state, but they saw themselves the means of injuring irretrievably the cause for which they felt such devotion.Advertisement
This struggle, the only continental war in which the first of the Tudors risked his fortunes, was not prosecuted with any great energy, and came to a necessary end when Anne, duchess of Brittany, in whose behalf it was being waged, disappointed her allies by marrying Charles VIII.
Gladstone might fairly plead that he had done much, that he had risked much, for Ireland, and that Ireland was making him a poor return for his services.
But no immortal --let alone human --had ever risked his life for him.
She'd done what Claire never wouldâ€”risked getting killed by Others to save him.
Sirian sat at the head of the long table, graciously accepting the warlord's normal seat while the warlord risked her life to return to her people.Advertisement
They'd both risked their lives to save him, and he'd pursued his vengeance without a second thought about either.
Some believed that a baby dying in Original Sin risked the possibility of spending eternity in limbo.
The rescuers risked their lives by crawling through dense choking fumes in which they found the injured men trying to crawl to safety.
As a temporary nurse at an exclusive hospital at the beginning of her career she risked her job by helping the Jarrow hunger marchers.
What is at issue is to explain how and why the Kremlin clique could have risked undertaking so monstrous a frame-up.Advertisement
The whole process was highly dangerous and the crew, each one an expert oarsman, risked their lives to save those of others.
Thor Heyerdahl Bold explorer who risked his life in reed boats to prove idiosyncratic theories of how early man crossed the seas.
In 1939, what we risked was our own lives and safety in resisting a tyranny.
If Kutuzov decided to retreat along the road from Krems to Olmutz, to unite with the troops arriving from Russia, he risked being forestalled on that road by the French who had crossed the Vienna bridge, and encumbered by his baggage and transport, having to accept battle on the march against an enemy three times as strong, who would hem him in from two sides.
Is it possible that on account of court and personal considerations tens of thousands of lives, and my life, my life," he thought, "must be risked?"Advertisement
In their service he risked his skin and his life twenty times a year, and in their service had lost more horses than the money he had from them would buy.
It was a big risk and I knew it but I risked it.
Recently, Houston risked losing her home in New Jersey after failing to make mortgage payments.
Should you discover that you and she are not on the same page with the same level of interest, you have risked little and made a new friend.
He lost the challenge, but it was Rick who had work the late night hours because The Old Man was upset he risked $2,500 of the shop's money on the bet.
The Survivor medical team believed that Borassi risked a heart attack if he stayed in the game.
Jonathan never ran in fear from his son and risked his own life, time and again, to keep him safe.
For the first time she thought about the fact that he had no commitment to them at all, yet he had risked his life for them.
What a wicked thought to have about the man who had risked his life to protect her - not once, but a number of times in the last few days - and with so little to gain.
They were silent so long, she finally risked a look.
She'd risked her life to rescue him because it was what good people did.
If she didn.t find a way to push him away, she risked messing up both of their lives.
Though countless have paid for me, never has a man risked paying so dearly for my body; his honor, his reputation, his family and even his soul.
What kind of man risked the person he was trying to protect?
She risked a glance at him, embarrassed at how much of a wreck she was.
In ordinary circumstances, however, the Malay is not treacherous, and there are many instances recorded in which men of this race have risked their own lives on behalf of Europeans who chanced to be their friends.
The humiliating secret treaty concluded between Austria-Hungary and Serbia in 1881 had specially pledged the latter to repress any nationalist agitation against the Dual Monarchy, even in respect of that Bosnia for which Serbia had risked her existence four years earlier.
But, here again a disembarkation in face of opposition would have to be risked and a dispersion of resources would arise, while there were strong objections from the point of view of ship transport to conveying troops to a point so distant from the island of Imbros as Bulair; for Imbros was to be utilized as the principal concentration point for the reinforcements from England.
Nevertheless the Seljukian dominion was petty and unimportant and did not rise to significance till his son and successor, Kilij Arslan II., had subdued the Danishmands and appropriated their possessions, though he thereby risked the wrath of the powerful atabeg of Syria, Nureddin, and afterwards that of Saladin.
Darian debated how to find Jenn before he risked talking to her mentally.
General Barclay de Tolly risked his life everywhere at the head of the troops, I can assure you.
He risked everything to save me.