risky move


: an action that may result in something bad or unpleasant happening
It's a risky move for the company.

Examples of risky move in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web But what might feel like a risky move can in fact deliver a look that feels just right. Patricia Shannon, Better Homes & Gardens, 16 Dec. 2023 Providing testimony has been called a risky move for Bankman-Fried by many legal observers. Jon Brodkin, Ars Technica, 26 Oct. 2023 The former crypto billionaire's decision to testify in his defense was an incredibly risky move for a man facing seven felony counts for allegedly defrauding millions of global customers out of a mind-boggling $8 billion, among other crimes. Errol Barnett, CBS News, 31 Oct. 2023 Undoubtedly a risky move on Costner's part though this isn't the first time he's put up his own capitol for a film. Maggie Horton, Country Living, 10 Sep. 2023 For any other pop star, releasing an effective diss track, alongside a producer known for working mainly with reggaeton and Latin trap stars, might be seen as a risky move. Bethonie Butler, Washington Post, 13 Sep. 2023 The risky move worked, as Henderson, who nearly won the game with a soft liner that landed just foul, grounded out softly to second base. Jacob Calvin Meyer, Baltimore Sun, 22 Aug. 2023 This is a risky move for retail investors, said Iachini​, and a speculative play. Nicole Goodkind, CNN, 12 Apr. 2023 When Triller put on the Tyson V. Jones pay per view extravaganza, it was considered a very risky move. Jon Stojan, Billboard, 16 Aug. 2023 See More

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“Risky move.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/risky%20move. Accessed 1 Mar. 2024.

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