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Translation of arriesgar in English:

verbo transitivo

also: arriesgarse verbo pronominal

  • ¿qué te parece? ¿nos arriesgamos?
    what do you think? shall we risk it o take a chance?
    vale la pena arriesgarse
    it's worth (taking) the risk
    se arriesgan al fracaso
    they run the risk of failing o of failure
    they risk failure
    arriesgarse a + infinitivo
    to risk -ing
    te arriesgas a perderlo todo
    you risk losing everything
    you run the risk of losing everything
    arriesgarse a que + subjuntivote arriesgas a que te pongan una multa
    you risk getting a fine
Example sentences
  • La ventaja para el productor es que no arriesgó capital financiero y no se endeuda.
  • Arriesgan una pena de 540 días de prisión y eventualmente alguna multa.
  • Esto se cae a pedazos, ninguno de los “históricos” arriesga capital político.

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