put (someone or something) in jeopardy(redirected from putting in jeopardy)
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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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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