put in jeopardy
index compromise (endanger), endanger

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  • in jeopardy — ► in danger of being harmed or destroyed: »The deal could be in jeopardy if it emerges the company is engaged in activities prohibited by the US government. »The 1.2 billion euro investment programme was being put in jeopardy by the strikes. Main …   Financial and business terms

  • in jeopardy — phrase likely to be damaged or destroyed His political career was in jeopardy. The crisis put thousands of jobs in jeopardy. Thesaurus: in a dangerous situationsynonym Main entry: jeopardy * * * in jeop …   Useful english dictionary

  • in jeopardy — in danger. It worries me that the money for these projects is in jeopardy, and I wonder what we will do if there is no money. Fiona s injury put her basketball career in jeopardy …   New idioms dictionary

  • in jeopardy — likely to be damaged or destroyed His political career was in jeopardy. The crisis put thousands of jobs in jeopardy …   English dictionary

  • once in jeopardy — A phrase used to express the condition of a person charged with crime, who has once already, by legal proceedings, been put in danger of conviction and punishment for the same offense. See also jeopardy …   Black's law dictionary

  • jeopardy — jeop·ar·dy / je pər dē/ n 1: exposure to or imminence of death, loss, or injury 2: the danger of conviction that an accused person is subjected to when on trial for a criminal offense see also double jeopardy ◇ Jeopardy attaches, or comes into… …   Law dictionary

  • put — [ put ] (past tense and past participle put) verb transitive *** ▸ 1 move something to position ▸ 2 cause to be in situation ▸ 3 write/print something ▸ 4 make someone go to place ▸ 5 give position on list ▸ 6 build/place somewhere ▸ 7 express in …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • put */*/*/ — UK [pʊt] / US verb [transitive] Word forms put : present tense I/you/we/they put he/she/it puts present participle putting past tense put past participle put 1) a) to move something to a particular position, especially using your hands She put… …   English dictionary

  • Jeopardy! — Jeopardy redirects here. For other uses, see Jeopardy (disambiguation). Jeopardy! Title for Season 28 (2011–2012) Genre Game show …   Wikipedia

  • jeopardy — jeop‧ar‧dy [ˈdʒepədi ǁ ər ] noun in jeopardy in danger of being lost or harmed: • We will not do anything that will put our business in jeopardy. * * * jeopardy UK US /ˈdʒepədi/ noun ● in jeopardy Cf. in jeopardy …   Financial and business terms

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