At risk to themselves - Idioms by The Free Dictionary
at risk to (someone, something, or oneself) (redirected from at risk to themselves)
at risk to (someone, something, or oneself)
With the foreknowledge, forewarning, or acknowledgement that there is implied risk or danger that must be accepted as the responsibility of someone, something, or oneself. When you choose to gamble, you do so at risk to your bank account.
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.
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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."