in danger

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Definition of in danger

1 : in a situation in which loss of life or serious harm is possible We're still in (grave/great/serious) danger. Their lives are in danger.
2 : in a situation in which something bad or harmful is possible usually + ofShe's in danger of failing.We're all in danger of losing our jobs.

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“In danger.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/in%20danger. Accessed 19 January 2020.

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