at risk to (oneself, someone, or something)

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at risk to (oneself, someone, or something)

Done with the foreknowledge or forewarning that there is implied risk or danger which one must accept as one's own responsibility. When you choose to gamble, you do so at risk to your bank account.
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at risk to yourself/somebody/something

with the possibility of harming yourself/somebody/something: He dived in to save the child at considerable risk to his own life.
See also: risk, somebody, something
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It is a testament to all that is good in the human species that in times of disaster or distress, the natural reaction from most of us is to reach out and help, sometimes even at risk to ourselves.