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American English: /ˈdeɪndʒər/
British English: /ˈdeɪn(d)ʒə/

Translation of danger in Spanish:


  • 1.1 uncountable danger there's no danger of that
    no hay peligro de que eso suceda
    there's no danger of him offering to pay [ironic]
    no hay ningún peligro de que se ofrezca a pagar [irónico]
    her life was in danger
    su vida estaba en peligro or en riesgo
    the doctor said he was out of danger
    el médico dijo que estaba fuera de peligro
    to be in danger of -ing
    correr peligro or riesgo de + infinitive
    he's in danger of losing it all
    corre peligro or riesgo de perderlo todo
    (before noun) danger point
    punto (masculine) de peligro
    momento (masculine) de peligro
    danger spot
    lugar (masculine) de peligro
    danger zone to be on the danger list
    encontrarse en estado grave
    to be off the danger list
    estar fuera de peligro
    Example sentences
    • If freedom of choice is in danger for some ethnic groups, it is in danger for all.
    • But thankfully no-one was hurt, none of the other properties were in danger, and all is well.
    • We continually stressed that we were leaving so we would be safe and that we were not in danger.
    1.2 countable (hazard) the dangers of life at sea
    los peligros de la vida en el mar
    danger to somebody/something
    peligro para alguien/algo
    Example sentences
    • The dangers of harm to civilians are much greater in the case of action against a state.
    • He warned children of the dangers of smoking, poor diet and a lack of exercise.
    • It was a good way to get the message out to people worldwide about the dangers of smoking.

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