in jeopardy

in jeopardy

In danger or at risk; imperiled. The recent scandal put her hopes of election in jeopardy. The company's entire future is in jeopardy if we can't find more investors.
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in jeopardy

to be at risk; to be at peril. John puts himself in jeopardy every time he goes skydiving. I was in jeopardy when my car broke down on the deserted road.
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References in classic literature ?
AN Assassin being put upon trial in a New England court, his Counsel rose and said: "Your Honour, I move for a discharge on the ground of 'once in jeopardy': my client has been already tried for that murder and acquitted."
"An Assassin is not in jeopardy when tried in California."
No person shall be held to answer for a capital, or otherwise infamous crime, unless on a presentment or indictment of a Grand Jury, except in cases arising in the land or naval forces, or in the Militia, when in actual service in time of War or public danger; nor shall any person be subject for the same offense to be twice put in jeopardy of life or limb; nor shall be compelled in any criminal case to be a witness against himself, nor be deprived of life, liberty, or property, without due process of law; nor shall private property be taken for public use without just compensation.
"Madame," said he, in a grave tone, still partaking something of the timid child, "monsieur le cardinal will tell you that during my minority the affairs of France were in jeopardy, -- and that if I had been older, and obliged to take sword in hand, it would sometimes have been for the evening meal."
Now, I longed to see the inside of a ship more than words can tell; but I was not going to put myself in jeopardy, and I told him my uncle and I had an appointment with a lawyer.
In Jeopardy, contestants have to provide (https://www.bbc.com/news/world-us-canada-48510786) answers to questions that come as clues.
Rosado-Cancel was, therefore, never 'put in jeopardy of life or limb,' U.S.
'The policy is based on double jeopardy or the prohibition 'against being twice put in jeopardy.' This doctrine has its roots in Roman law that an 'issue once decided cannot be tried again,'' he said.
4183381088825 Martires on his order to no longer appeal any judgement of acquittal: The policy is based on double jeopardy or the prohibition 'against being twice put in jeopardy'.
One of the latest is by the head of the NHS, Simon Stevens, who claims that an out vote would put the organization in jeopardy.
One of the latest is by the head of the NHS, Mr Simon Stevens, who claims that an out vote would put the organisation in jeopardy.
"This has put the service in jeopardy and the staff have been very upset by it.
If the IRS believes that the collection of an unassessed liability is in jeopardy, it may take steps to begin collection proceedings without following the normal assessment and collection procedures (see Internal Revenue Manual (IRM) [section] 5.17.15.1).
Lambert insists he never feared hiring such a highprofile assistant would leave his own job in jeopardy. He said: "It never once crossed my mind.