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    Put somebody to risk
    Put somebody at risk

    Which one is correct?
    I think "put somebody at risk" is correct because I see this phrase all the time. But the model answer of my textbook says it's wrong.

    Could anyone please help me out?

    Thank you in advance!!

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    Quote Originally Posted by bread
    Put somebody to risk
    Put somebody at risk

    Which one is correct?
    I think "put somebody at risk" is correct because I see this phrase all the time. But the model answer of my textbook says it's wrong.

    Could anyone please help me out?

    Thank you in advance!!
    I agree with you. I've never heard the other version. :wink:

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    I agree too.

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    Quote Originally Posted by tdol
    I agree too.
    Every now and then, AE and BE intersect. 8)

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    Quote Originally Posted by MikeNewYork

    Every now and then, AE and BE intersect. 8)
    I wonder what their child would look like. ;)

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    Quote Originally Posted by shane
    Quote Originally Posted by MikeNewYork

    Every now and then, AE and BE intersect. 8)
    I wonder what their child would look like. ;)
    Cockney.

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    Quote Originally Posted by MikeNewYork
    Cockney.

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    Does that mean they'd wear lots of tom?

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    Quote Originally Posted by tdol
    Does that mean they'd wear lots of tom?
    Yes. It was probably half-inched, too. ;)

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    Would you adam'n'eve it? You could end up in the ol' mortar and brick doin' bird if you are a tea leaf. ;-0

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