title>ラッセル英単語・熟語:A-132 at stake : 危険に瀕して - Bertrand Russell のページ
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at stake [危機に瀕している,危険に瀕して,危険にさらされて;問われて;賭けられて]

* stake (n):賭け,掛け金
I would have my children truthful in their thoughts and words, even if it should entail worldly misfortune, for something of more importance than riches and honours is at stake.

It was quite clear from the hushing-up methods employed and the facts that were denied or passed over that very important issues were at stake.

The future of our company is now at stake.
 出典:『鉄緑会 東大英単語熟語 鉄壁』p.502]

The company's survival is at stake.
 出典:『キクタン TOEIC TEST SCORE 990』p.265]

The company is on the verge of bankruptcy, and hundreds of jobs are at stake.
 出典: Longman Dictionary of zContemporary English, new ed.