Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Exposed to harm or danger.‘23 million people in Africa are at risk from starvation’
danger, peril, jeopardy, hazard, threat, menaceView synonyms
- ‘Rumours that the Bluetooth systems of cars are at risk from infection from mobile phone viruses have been debunked.’
- ‘He could have explained to the customers that their information was at risk, without revealing quite so much detail.’
- ‘Many include rare or threatened habitats that are home to species at risk.’
- ‘The clinic acknowledges that very few women who have abortions there do so because their lives are at risk.’
- ‘The songs, some instrumental, some vaguely vocal, were never at risk of being lost in the din.’
- ‘When animals migrate to mate and find food, they are at risk every time they need to cross a road.’
- ‘Exposure assessment identifies the population at risk and the likelihood of exposure to the hazard.’
- ‘Children who use mobile phones are at risk of memory loss, sleeping disorders and other health problems.’
- ‘But there was no way to experiment because the baby would be put at risk.’
- ‘The outdoor chickens are more at risk of picking up infection from wild birds, other animals and the environment.’
Are you looking for a word for a foolish person? We explore twelve interesting words to describe the dunderheads in your life.
Before you run for the hills, let’s run through a list of ‘run’ expressions that are running through our minds.
The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.