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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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place (someone or something) in jeopardy

To cause someone or something to be in a situation or scenario that could prove risky, dangerous, or damaging. The colossal failure of our latest product has placed the company's future in jeopardy. I hope you realize that you're placing your children in jeopardy by smoking inside the house like that.
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put (someone or something) in jeopardy

To cause one to be in a situation or scenario that could prove risky, dangerous, or damaging. The colossal failure of our latest product has put the company's future in jeopardy. I hope you realize that you're putting your children in jeopardy by smoking inside the house like that.
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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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place someone or something in jeopardy

to put someone or something at risk. Do you realize that what you just said places all of us in jeopardy? She has placed the entire project in jeopardy.
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put someone or something in(to) jeopardy

to put someone or something into danger. What you just said puts Bill into jeopardy. It puts his plans in jeopardy.
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But the court's constitutional holding also applies to statutory double jeopardy. By voluntarily requesting to sever and continue the distribution trial, Campbell waived any right to challenge the trial court's decision to proceed with that second trial.
The Double Jeopardy (Scotland) Act was first used in the World's End pub murder case.
The OSCE Mission to BiH provides support to the BiH judiciary at all levels, and organized this event to enhance the harmonization of court practices and provide guidance to The consistent application of the double jeopardy principle in war crimes processing is crucial to preventing serious infringements of the constitutional principles of legal certainty and equality before the law, concluded BiH judges and prosecutors at an OSCE-organized peer-to-peer meeting today in Teslic.
The management consultant, who's been enjoying a hiatus thanks to "Jeopardy!,'' said she plans to get back into the work world.
In-class game simulations such as Millionaire or Jeopardy appear to promise several benefits beyond those cited for active learning.
Mr and Mrs Ming fought tirelessly to change the law, and following their 15-year campaign, the double jeopardy law was changed.
The well-known theme song, called Think!, which is also used for a 30-second period in the Final Jeopardy! Round when contestants write down their answers was composed by Merv Griffin who estimated that Think!
The show replaces "Wheel" in Phoenix, Baltimore and Kansas City, and runs instead of "Jeopardy" in Tampa, Cleveland and Cincinnati.
Trebek, who turned 79 last month, disclosed his late-stage pancreatic cancer diagnosis in March, when he addressed "Jeopardy!" viewers in his usual steady, comforting tone: "Now, normally, the prognosis for this is not very encouraging," he said at the time, "but I'm going to keep working, and with the love and support of my family and friends and with the help of your prayers, also I plan to beat the low-survival-rate statistics for this disease."
'Jeopardy!' champion and professional sports gambler James Holzhauer finished out of money in his World Series of Poker debut last Monday, June 24, a tournament official said.
Jeopardy game continues to make news despite the abrupt exit of finalist James Holzhauer.
The state, and attorneys for a convicted murderer, will argue before the Arizona Supreme Court whether his conviction of first-degree murder on a retrial violates the Double Jeopardy clause of the Fifth Amendment.
Daniel and Miriam travel to the Channel Islands to chase a fresh lead, and what began with a stolen necklace turns out to have implications in three far greater crimes--a triple jeopardy, including possible murder.