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 was exhilarating to see young people not only speaking out against these atrocities, but acting on their convictions with great courage, and at risk to themselves.
Even at risk to themselves, they are willing to say the cannabis was bought by him for them.