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Pronunciation: /ʀiske/

Translation of risquer in English:


v+prep (risquer de)

  • 1tu risques de te brûler you might burn yourself
  • 2il ne veut pas risquer de perdre son travail he doesn't want to risk losing his job

v refl (+ v être) (se risquer)

  • 2se risquer à dire to dare to say

v impers

  • il risque de pleuvoir it might rain il risque d'y avoir du monde there may well be a lot of people there


risquer le tout pour le tout

to stake or risk one's all

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