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    biggest danger to/for

    Dear Forum Users,

    Could anyone please explain the difference between danger to vs. for, as in:

    Obesity is the biggest danger to/for young girls.

    Thank you.


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    Re: biggest danger to/for

    I believe that:

    "Obesity is the biggest danger to young girls." Implies that of all the dangers facing young girls, obesity is the biggest.

    "Obesity is the biggest danger for young girls." Implies that obesity affects young girls more than other girls, or perhaps other people in general.

    I am not 100% certain of this, maybe someone else would have a better answer.

    *** Not a teacher ***

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