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Thread: lurking

    • Join Date: Sep 2007
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    Is this correct?
    I did warn her of the lurking danger.

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    Re: lurking

    In a sentence like this, more context is needed to say whether this is the best choice of words.
    "Lurking danger" isn't wrong, but it sounds a bit odd.
    Other possibilities:

    I did warn her of the danger
    ... that she faced.
    ... that lay ahead.
    ... that threatened her.
    ... that confronted her.


    • Join Date: Nov 2007
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    Re: lurking

    Quite correct, and a vivid piece of phraseology!


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