A person who is in danger is exposed to a harmful experience, but may or may not be harmed.
- Yolanda is in danger of losing her job.
- Roy is in danger of losing his life to cancer.
- Police officers are often in danger of getting killed.
- Teenagers who drive recklessly put themselves in danger.
- The dangers of smoking are well known by the general public.
- Some people get a thrill from danger.
- There’s a little bit of danger that we face every day.
- Danger comes in many different forms.
The word "dangerous" is an adjective:
- A gun is a dangerous weapon.
- Prisons hold dangerous people.
- Smoking is dangerous to your health.
- Military conflicts put soldiers into dangerous situations.
- Some areas of Iraq and Syria are very dangerous right now.
The word "dangerously" is an adverb:
- Yolanda is dangerously close to losing her job.
- My car is dangerously close to running out of gas.
- Cheesecake is dangerously delicious. (It’s very delicious but don’t eat too much of it!)
Driving on a flooded road is dangerous.
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Date of publication: November 4, 2016