at your peril
- used for saying that doing something is dangerous or could cause serious problems
We soon discovered that you disobeyed Clara at your peril.
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at your peril — phrase used for saying that doing something is dangerous or could cause serious problems We soon discovered that you disobeyed Clara at your peril. Thesaurus: dangerous or harmfulsynonym Main entry: peril * * * at your (own) peril used to say… … Useful english dictionary
peril — noun 1 great danger ADJECTIVE ▪ deadly, dire, grave, great, mortal, serious ▪ imminent ▪ financial … Collocations dictionary
peril — per|il [ perəl ] noun uncount MAINLY LITERARY danger: in peril: Jensen feared that his life was in peril. at your peril used for saying that doing something is dangerous or could cause serious problems: We soon discovered that you disobeyed Clara … Usage of the words and phrases in modern English
peril — per|il [ˈperıl] n [Date: 1200 1300; : Old French; Origin: Latin periculum] 1.) [U] literary or formal great danger, especially of being harmed or killed in peril ▪ They put their own lives in peril to rescue their friends. great/grave/serious… … Dictionary of contemporary English
peril — [[t]pe̱rɪl[/t]] perils 1) N VAR: usu with supp Perils are great dangers. [FORMAL] ...the perils of the sea... In spite of great peril, I have survived... We are in the gravest peril. Syn: danger 2) N PLURAL: with p … English dictionary
peril — noun 1 (U) literary great danger, especially of being harmed or killed: in peril: a prayer for those in peril on the sea 2 the perils of a) literary things that can cause great danger: Cook faced the perils of the Atlantic seas. b) things that… … Longman dictionary of contemporary English
peril — UK [ˈperəl] / US noun [uncountable] mainly literary danger in peril: Jensen feared that his life was in peril. • the perils of (doing) something often humorous danger or problems connected with a particular activity the perils of air travel at… … English dictionary
Peril at End House — infobox Book | name = Peril at End House title orig = translator = image caption = Dust jacket illustration of the US (true first) edition. See Publication history (below) for UK first edition jacket image. author = Agatha Christie cover artist … Wikipedia
peril — n. & v. n. serious and immediate danger. v.tr. (perilled, perilling; US periled, periling) threaten; endanger. Phrases and idioms: at one s peril at one s own risk. in peril of with great risk to (in peril of your life). peril point US Econ. a… … Useful english dictionary
at one's peril — phrasal : being responsible for any harmful or destructive consequences a new order in party politics, which party leaders will disregard at their peril A.N.Holcombe a person who uses fire is bound to keep it under control at his peril F.D.Smith… … Useful english dictionary