How to use Risking in a sentence
He was endangering her life by giving her hope and risking his emotions by remaining with her.
It may also be stated here that when occasion arises peachtrees well furnished with buds may be transplanted and forced immediately without risking the crop of fruit, a matter of some importance when, as sometimes happens, a tree may accidentally fail.
A night of fun is never worth risking your life.
From a building standpoint, they're elevated beds on poles with enough overhead clearance under the bed to provide ease of use without risking a concussion.
People who choose to chew tobacco are still risking their health.Advertisement
Meanwhile Major Thruston - a man justly loved by his soldiers, in whom he had complete confidence - hurried to the garrison at Luba's, near the Ripon Falls, relying on his personal influence to control the men, and risking his life in the heroic attempt.
The cool reception his endeavours, met with, both at the hands of the French ecclesiastics as well as in Rome, satisfied Bismarck " that the papal hierarchy lacked either the power or the good will to afford Germany assistance of sufficient value to make it worth while giving umbrage to both the German Protestants and the Italian national party, and risking a reaction of the latter upon the future relations between the two countries, which would be the inevitable result were Germany openly to espouse the papal cause in Rome."
Without risking any revolt of Hellenic feeling, the new " captain-general " of Greece could erect a monument of his triumph in the very heart of the Panhellenic sanctuary.
In 1750, and again, it is thought, in 1754, he was in London, hatching futile plots and risking his safety for his hopeless cause, and even abjuring the Roman Catholic faith in order to further his political interests.
His patriotism was untainted by selfseeking; he was courageous in risking his popularity for what his sound judgment showed him to be the right course.Advertisement
Wallace had made the error of risking a general engagement in place of retiring into the hills; to do this had, it is said, been his purpose, but Edward surprised him, and Wallace disappears from the leadership, while the wavering Robert Bruce appears in command, with the new bishop of St Andrews, Lamberton; Lord Soulis; and the younger Comyn, " the Red Comyn " of Badenoch.
Metternich protested against a course which would result, in his opinion, either in a war or a revolution in France; King Leopold enlarged on the wickedness and absurdity of risking a European war for the sake of putting an end to the power of an old man who could have but few years to live; Queen Victoria urged her ministers to come to terms with France and relieve the embarrassments of the "dear King"; and Lord Melbourne, with the majority of the cabinet, was in favour of compromise.
In 1707 Peter was ready to retrocede everything except St Petersburg and the line of the Neva, and again Charles preferred risking the whole to saving the greater part of his Baltic possessions (for details see Charles Xii.; Peter The Great).
Almeida sought to subordinate all else to sea power and commerce, to concentrate the whole naval and military force of the kingdom on the maintenance of maritime ascendancy; to annex no territory, to avoid risking troops ashore, and to leave the defence of such factories as might be necessary to friendly native powers, which would receive in return the support of the Portuguese fleet.
In any event the occupants of office could merely have had the choice of risking their heads in an attempt to exclude the elector of Hanover, or of waiting patiently till he should come and eject them from their posts; yet they might have remained formidable could they have remained united.Advertisement
A potential adversary in space would be faced with the dilemma of shooting first or risking the loss of critical satellites.
The Icelandic gunboat is risking getting a stem packed with ice in a very tender spot from the trawler steaming at high speed.
Knight then missed another blatant handball on 74 minutes, with Arber risking becoming the second Peterboro player to be sent off.
She broke taboos, risking ostracism and derision in the process.
Does anyone know of an easy way to remove the putty without risking breaking the glass or damaging the existing staining?Advertisement
The Council hazarded its own dignity in risking a friendly gesture and suffered a rebuff.
In the second class, students were not risking personal self-worth each time they did homework but rather were attempting to learn.
On his return he was fiercely assailed by the diet for not risking everything in a pitched battle, but Zolkiewski defended himself with an eloquence which silenced his most venomous opponents.
Some playpens have been recalled because they have protruding rivets, which are similar to nut and bolt fasteners but aren't removable, that can cause a child's clothing or pacifier ribbon to snag, risking strangulation to the child.
It's important to be an informed consumer and vet the merchant as thoroughly as possible before risking a large investment in a gown that may or may not meet your expectations.Advertisement
A Soban keychain, which is essentially a miniature digital photo album, makes it easy to transport and show off your family photo album without risking creasing or tears of the original photographs.
It is definitely not worth risking your eyesight over what is beautiful at the moment.
Make sure your daughter realizes that anytime you date a friend's ex, you are risking jeopardizing your friendship.
Instead of going through detox during the pregnancy and risking a miscarriage or giving birth too soon, a pregnant woman who is addicted to heroin will likely be treated with methadone.
During the show, Frost was blunt and almost forceful with the Davis', in an effort to show them that they are breaking their children's spirits and risking serious injuries.Advertisement
Being aware of possible problems can help passengers know what to do in an emergency without risking themselves or exaggerating the impact on their vacation.
Some very active breeds like Border Collies and Australian Shepherds have even greater exercise needs, but a moderate program will serve the needs of most dogs without risking joint injury.
Both PediPaws and Peticure brand trimmers are cordless pet nail grinders that can effectively shorten and smooth a dog's nails without risking the pain and bleeding associated with traditional clippers.
The best a company can do from afar is to guess your contours and without ever seeing you in person you are risking a bra as awkward fitting as what you could have just as easily purchased down the street.
Keep in mind that it's not worth risking your safety to try to preserve possessions.Advertisement
By risking injury despite goggles, you could end up spending much more on hospital and specialist fees if you do get hurt.
While roller coaster videos can give fans a great view of a ride without waiting in line, spending money, or risking health problems, they aren't the perfect substitution.
Saving money is not worth risking having your identity stolen via an ecommerce scam.
To keep braids without risking hair loss, change your hair style.
By speaking up and choosing a comfortable style, you can still enjoy braids without risking the health of your hair and scalp.Advertisement
In other words, risking a primary residence or a retirement account in order to invest in investment property can result in losing everything brought to the equation.
Knowing the FMLA guidelines in your state can help determine if you are eligible for leave, how long you can reasonably be off, and what to do to prevent risking your job.
Instead of risking permanent damage to your sweaters and other fabric apparel and household goods by cutting away pills, using a sweater shaver is a much better option.
Addicts often know that they are hurting their long-term partners, risking STDs, and otherwise behaving in ways they are not proud of.
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It will also give you both an opportunity to see if there is some chemistry before risking the big step of asking her out on a date.
A variety of measurements can be averaged for the best size, rather than risking one inaccurate measurement.
It appears the jury is still out on whether coats are a safe choice for celiacs, and it is very much a matter of how sensitive to gluten you are and how comfortable you are risking a relapse of symptoms.
It distributes the weight evenly on the shoulders, allowing you to carry more without risking injury.
Net Jet-This is great pre-teen and teen gadget that allows teens to play a host of games on the Web without risking their own online safety.Advertisement
While watching your budget careful is an admirable goal, no savings is worth risking your personal safety.
While you'll save when they grow into the shoe, you're risking that your child will trip over the shoes or have their game affected negatively.
Tired of risking serious injury each time he boarded his beloved vessel, Sperry set out to design a shoe that would improve traction on wet decks.
This is a good way to give someone the gift of a watch while not risking buying the wrong one.
In contrast, when you wear it on your Wrist Jockey, you can easily get to your music and photos, without risking your iPod nano.
That should be a lesson to everyone to take the chance, even if it means risking failure.
Without a fully functional stopping mechanism, you are risking an accident every time you drive.
Remember, you want to establish proper form as opposed to throwing around heavy weights and risking injury.
Slowly inch the stocking up your leg, pulling them snug as you go (that way you don't have to pull at them later, risking tears).
They have to decide if risking the weight gain is worth what the reward may be.
Wearing a hat or a light long-sleeved shirt are other great ways to have summer fun without risking damage.
He wanted it to be similar to the helmets that he wore as a naval aviator, and wore it in response to a doctor telling him that he was risking death if he suffered another bad kick to the head.
Jake was risking getting caught to call him.
Rather than taking souls and risking a run-in with him or his dealers, the demons snatched the dead or killed whomever they wanted and brought them here, where they'd have more time for soul extraction.
Or you.re risking the lives of everyone here.