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danger / dangerous
HSK 4
to jeopardize / to harm / to endanger / harmful effect / damage / CL: 個|个
HSK 5
crisis / CL: 個|个
HSK 6
hazardous materials
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danger / to endanger / Taiwan pr. [wei2]
to endanger / to jeopardize / a danger (to life, national security etc)
financial crisis
endangered (species) / in imminent danger / critically ill
severe harm / critical danger
critically ill
Guatemala / see also 瓜地馬拉|瓜地马拉
safety and danger / safety
calamity
decrepit house
economic crisis
danger lurks on every side (idiom)
endangered species
critical / desperate (situation)
dangerous housing / building that is about to collapse
critically ill patient
imminent danger (idiom); approaching a crisis
to be critically ill / to be terminally ill
to think of danger in times of safety / to be vigilant in peacetime (idiom)
(idiom) to take on a leadership role at a time of crisis
present crisis / current crisis
in imminent peril (idiom) / on the brink of crisis
frightening words to scare people (idiom); alarmist talk / reds under the beds
subprime mortgage crisis / abbr. for 次級房屋信貸危機|次级房屋信贷危机
dying (from illness) / facing death / on one's deathbed
close to death / life-threatening (illness)
perilous situation
to sit upright and still (idiom)
to turn peril into safety (idiom); to avert a danger (esp. political or medical)
out of danger / to avoid danger
to take advantage of sb's precarious position
to help those in distress (idiom)
credit crisis
harmfulness
energy crisis
to take advantage of sb's difficulties (idiom)
monetary crisis
dangerous situation / venerable old age
to break out of a crisis
to help those in distress
precarious as pile of eggs (idiom); ready to fall and break at any moment / in a dangerous state
emergency risk
to risk one's life
credit crisis / see also 次貸危機|次贷危机
grave danger / in jeopardy / in a critical condition
Guatemalan (person)
at stake / in peril
to help people in distress
hazard assessment
hazard lights
(medicine) in a critical condition
in danger of collapse / in a parlous state / (of person) treacherous
Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora / CITES
totally exhausted as result of overexertion (idiom)
mortgage crisis
steep and perilous path
to sacrifice one's life in a crisis
to help those in distress (idiom)
dangerous road
urgent / pressing danger
grave situation
upright and plainspoken (idiom)
deathly ill
afraid / apprehensive
to help people in difficulty and bring relief to the needy (idiom)
lit. the crisis of being hanged upside down (idiom); fig. extremely critical situation / dire straits
risk
precarious as the morning dew (idiom); fig. ephemeral and precarious nature of human existence
precarious as morning dew (idiom); unlikely to last out the day
lit. the matter has become a pile of eggs (idiom); fig. at a critical juncture
subprime mortgage crisis
to startle sb with scary tale
latent hazard
national danger, but no support (idiom, from Analects); the future of the nation is at stake but no-one comes to the rescue
More moral strength increases one's safety, more power and influence increases one's danger (idiom, from Records of the Historian 史記|史记). cf Unlimited power is apt to corrupt the minds of those who possess it (William Pitt the Elder, 1770).


Tip: Pinyin can be entered with or without tone numbers, e.g. 'nihao' or 'ni3hao3'.
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