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I would not dare tell anyone. The Sun (2016)How did you get it out, dare I ask? Times, Sunday Times (2017)United have to make the fans dare to dream again. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Which government would dare to impose it? Times, Sunday Times (2009)Not that anyone would have dared say anything. The Sun (2008)How dare this person measure the work of a pastor in such trivial terms? Christianity Today (2000)The people at the top dare not ask searching questions for fear of what they may learn. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Those that envied him dared not challenge him. THE WOLF AND THE DOVEThe president argued that the government dared not stand on ceremony in a national emergency. The American Nation: A History of the United States to 1877 (1995)But not one dared to face the door. Peter Pan (1911)It would have made a fine ashtray for anyone who dared to smoke here. BomberShe had not dared to ask the question before. Anne of Green Gables (1872)Of course it is difficult to become champions but you must dare to dream. The Sun (2015)No one has dared to challenge him. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Can we dare to dream again? Times, Sunday Times (2012)He'll kill you if you dare anything. THE WOLF AND THE DOVENo Wasp patriarch would have dared to defy democratic sensitivities so brazenly. IN DEFENCE OF ARISTOCRACY (2004)He'll do anything for a dare. The Sun (2014)I do not dare do anything else. Times, Sunday Times (2013)He is so dangerous, they daren't speak his name. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Yet how dare they defy Thursday's referendum result? Times, Sunday Times (2016)
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British English: dare /dɛə/ VERB
If you dare to do something, you are brave enough to do it.
Most people don't dare to argue with him.
- American English: dare
- Arabic: يَجْرُؤُ
- Brazilian Portuguese: ousar
- Chinese: 敢于
- Croatian: usuditi se
- Czech: troufnout si
- Danish: vove
- Dutch: durven
- European Spanish: atreverse
- Finnish: uskaltaa
- French: oser
- German: wagen
- Greek: τολμώ
- Italian: osare
- Japanese: 思い切って･･･する
- Korean: 감히 ...하다
- Norwegian: våge
- Polish: ośmielić się
- European Portuguese: ousar
- Romanian: a îndrăzni
- Russian: осмеливаться
- Latin American Spanish: atreverse
- Swedish: våga
- Thai: กล้า
- Turkish: cüret etmek
- Ukrainian: сміти
- Vietnamese: dám
British English: dare NOUN
A dare is a challenge which one person gives to another to do something dangerous or frightening.
He'd do pretty much anything on a dare.
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