Translation of risk in Spanish:
- 1.1 countable or uncountable (danger) the benefits outweigh the risksthe risks are too greatlos beneficios superan los riesgosthe risks involved are enormoushay demasiados riesgosthere's an element of risk in any investmentlos riesgos que implica son enormesthe risk of infection is slighttoda inversión implica or encierra un cierto riesgothere's no risk of anyone knowing you hereel riesgo or peligro de infección es mínimowill we lose our jobs? — there's little risk of thatno hay riesgo or peligro de que alguien te conozca aquíat the risk of¿nos vamos a quedar sin trabajo? — es muy poco probable que eso suceda
-ingat the risk of repetitiona riesgo de + infinitiveis there any risk that she'll say 'no'?a riesgo de repetirmethere's always the risk that he'll forget¿hay algún peligro de que se niegue?those most at risk from the diseasesiempre existe el riesgo or el peligro de que se (le) olvideour jobs are at risklos que corren mayor riesgo or peligro de contraer la enfermedadat one's own risknuestros trabajos están en or corren peligrothat's a risk we'll just have to takebajo su ( or mi etc) propia responsabilidadyou must be prepared to take risksno tenemos más remedio que correr ese riesgoyou're running the risk of offending himhay que estar dispuesto a arriesgarse or a correr riesgosit isn't worth the riskte estás arriesgando a or corres el riesgo de que se ofendaa health riskno vale la pena arriesgarse or correr el riesgothat is a fire riskun peligro para la salud(before noun) the risk factor increases if …eso podría causar un incendioel riesgo or peligro es mayor si …Example sentences1.2 (Finance) to be a good/bad risk
an insurable/uninsurable riskconstituir un riesgo aceptable/inaceptableare you insured for all risks?un riesgo asegurable/no asegurableto spread the risk¿estás asegurado contra or (in Spain also) a todo riesgo?high-/low-risk investmentdiversificar las inversiones para minimizar los riesgosrisk managerinversión (feminine) de alto/bajo riesgoExample sentences
- He was closest to the situation, knew the risks, knew what they could gain from such a crime, and knew what they stood to lose if they were discovered, which was very little.
- Young farm children need to be limited in their exposure to risks; older youths must be trained and closely supervised.
- They are well aware of their threat exposure and understand the risks associated with the systems in use.
- The management of financial risk is the most obvious dimension.
- In terms of companies with the highest financial risk profile of those analysed, Greencore comes out on top when the three measures are taken together.
- Each year a report is produced by the trustees of your pension scheme and every three years there is a valuation by actuaries, who analyse financial risk.
- 1.1 (put in danger)(reputation/health)she's prepared to risk everythingponer en peligroto risk one's life for somebodyestá dispuesta a arriesgarlo todo1.2 (expose oneself to)arriesgar or poner en peligro su ( or mi etc) vida por alguienwe risk defeatarriesgarse acorrer el riesgo deare you going to take your umbrella? — no, I think I'll risk itcorremos el riesgo de or nos exponemos a una derrotato risk¿vas a llevar el paraguas? — no, creo que me voy a arriesgar
-ingyou risk being latearriesgarse aor correr el riesgo de+ infinitivete arriesgas a or corres el riesgo de llegar tardeExample sentences
- I know you say that now, but we simply cannot risk another incident like this and have you lose your scholarship or even get suspended or expelled.
- Today he was too concerned for Mariah to risk an accident.
- My bet is nobody yet wants to risk the possibility of losing their subscribers to another such facility, through charging too much, or too early.
- I was afraid to risk you, and was worried you'd be in danger if she kept working for me.
- I need to find a way to monitor the subjects without risking anybody's life.
- I wasn't going to risk my friends safety, plus Nick was getting scary.
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