In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(danger)riesgo masculinethe benefits outweigh the risks — los beneficios superan los riesgos
- the risks are too great — hay demasiados riesgos
- the risks involved are enormous — los riesgos que implica son enormes
- there's an element of risk in any investment — toda inversión implica / encierra un cierto riesgo
- the risk of infection is slight — el riesgo / peligro de infección es mínimo
- there's no risk of anyone knowing you here — no hay riesgo / peligro de que alguien te conozca aquí
- will we lose our jobs? — there's little risk of that — ¿nos vamos a quedar sin trabajo? — es muy poco probable que eso suceda
- at the risk of -ing — a riesgo de + inf
- at the risk of repetition — a riesgo de repetirme
- is there any risk that she'll say 'no'? — ¿hay algún peligro de que se niegue?
- there's always the risk that he'll forget — siempre existe el riesgo / el peligro de que se (le) olvide
- those most at risk from the disease — los que corren mayor riesgo / peligro de contraer la enfermedad
- our jobs are at risk — nuestros trabajos están en / corren peligro
- at one's own risk — por su (/ mi etc. ) cuenta y riesgo
- that's a risk we'll just have to take — no tenemos más remedio que correr ese riesgo
- you must be prepared to take risks — hay que estar dispuesto a arriesgarse / a correr riesgos
- you're running the risk of offending him — te estás arriesgando a / corres el riesgo de que se ofenda
- it isn't worth the risk — no vale la pena arriesgarse / correr el riesgo
- a health risk — un peligro para la salud
- that is a fire risk — eso podría causar un incendio
- before noun the risk factor increases if ... — el riesgo / peligro es mayor si ...
- Even though Eva knew of the dangers, the risks, and the lack of information about this man, she let herself be drawn into this strong embrace.
- Holly had gotten as far as she had in this life by taking a lot of dangerous risks.
- They are well aware of their threat exposure and understand the risks associated with the systems in use.
- Dense vegetation may conceal the nests and reduce the risk of predation.
- They form part of a larger local discourse on problems, difficulties, dangers, and risks related to life in general.
- Perhaps there is no real alternative and the approach may be to accept the risk and live with it at least the situation will have been considered.
- So far, they had been lucky enough not to encounter the Sheriff and his party, but she knew the risks of letting one's guard down in a situation like this.
- The spread of the network form and its technologies clearly entails some new risks and dangers.
- Regardless of how skilled she knew she was, the extreme risk and danger of what she was about to undertake wasn't lost on her.
- The workers are asking for compensation for mental stress arising from a possible risk of exposure to asbestos at the plant.
- Young farm children need to be limited in their exposure to risks; older youths must be trained and closely supervised.
- In the new age of heightened risks and tightened security, who will keep our airports safe?
- They say it would do nothing to reduce the risk of wildfires but would degrade America's forests.
- He was closest to the situation, knew the risks, knew what they could gain from such a crime, and knew what they stood to lose if they were discovered, which was very little.
- They don't want to raise risks of a devastating conflict with the mainland.
- Farmworkers are also at higher risk of exposure to tuberculosis.
- In the opening credit sequence we know nothing of the man, yet Bolt economically conveys that this is someone who takes risks and finds danger exhilarating.
2Financeriesgo masculineto be a good/bad risk — constituir un riesgo aceptable/inaceptable
- an insurable/uninsurable risk — un riesgo asegurable/no asegurable
- are you insured for all risks? — ¿estás asegurado contra todo riesgo?
- to spread the risk — diversificar las inversiones para minimizar los riesgos
- high-/low-risk investment — inversión de alto/bajo riesgo
- risk manager — gestor de riesgos
- But the bigger financial risk is the hidden cost of doing nothing.
- To limit these risks, the central bank wishes to supervise and regulate the participants of the payments system.
- The management of financial risk is the most obvious dimension.
- Before you proceed, make sure that your investment is worth the risk.
- Evaluation of risk management systems was included in the assessment of submissions.
- The bank's strengths include its strong capital base and credit rating, and strong focus on risk management.
- Your property will also be inspected to ascertain whether it is a suitable lending risk for the financial institution.
- There may be severe credit risks in coming years by investors holding individual bonds, both taxable and tax free.
- Beyond the sheer financial risk, the firms are exposing their relationships and their reputations.
- Each year a report is produced by the trustees of your pension scheme and every three years there is a valuation by actuaries, who analyse financial risk.
- Diversifying your assets means putting your money into different kinds of holdings, such as shares, bonds and property, to reduce risks and possible losses.
- In terms of companies with the highest financial risk profile of those analysed, Greencore comes out on top when the three measures are taken together.
- But it sounds like he has the best of both worlds: a good amount of control with very little financial risk.
- Evidence suggests that women are putting themselves at greater financial risk than men.
- For most of us, the purchase of a new automobile carries with it a substantial financial risk.
- Detailed measures of financial risk and return are provided in this chapter, characteristic of the empirical richness of the book.
- As with any investment, there are risks involved in buying mutual funds.
- In order to achieve this, the bank is concentrating on streamlining treasury operations, foreign exchange dealing and risk management.
- All private assets were perishing; perceptions of risks were sky-high as bankruptcies amongst the banks accelerated.
- These firms made millions from fraudulent transactions involving little if any financial risk.
1(put in danger)(health/reputation) arriesgar(reputation/health) poner en peligroshe's prepared to risk everything — está dispuesta a arriesgarlo todo
- to risk one's life for sb — arriesgar / poner en peligro su (/ mi etc. ) vida por algn
2(expose oneself to)arriesgarse acorrer el riesgo dewe risk defeat — corremos el riesgo de / nos exponemos a una derrota
- are you going to take your umbrella? — no, I think I'll risk it — ¿vas a llevar el paraguas? — no, creo que me voy a arriesgar
- to risk -ing — arriesgarse a / correr el riesgo de + inf
- you risk being late — te arriesgas a / corres el riesgo de llegar tarde
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