put (someone or something) in jeopardy

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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.
See also: jeopardy, put
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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.
See also: jeopardy, put
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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Summary: Lebanese rivals must join hands in unity to overcome a political crisis that is putting in jeopardy Lebanon's stability, Grand Mufti Sheikh Abdel-Latif Derian said Friday, before urging the election of a new president.
BEIRUT: Lebanese rivals must join hands in unity to overcome a political crisis that is putting in jeopardy Lebanon's stability, Grand Mufti Sheikh Abdel-Latif Derian said Friday, before urging the election of a new president.
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