WORD OF THE DAY
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Put (someone or something) into a situation in which there is a danger of loss, harm, or failure.
A devaluation of the dollar would jeopardize New York’s position as a financial center.
He jeopardized his life every time he dived from the tower.
IDIOM/PHRASE OF THE DAY
GET ON ONE’S NERVES
To annoy someone, especially by doing something again and again.
“You’re beginning to get on my nerves.”
“Will you please stop doing that? It’s getting on my nerves.”
“His whining is getting on my nerves.”
A: “He doesn’t like his birthday present.”
B: “He’s starting to get on my nerves. It’s one thing to not like it, but it’s another to complain about it. We tried our best to get him a good present.”
A: “Yeah. It’s bothering me too.”
Commonly used Sentences:
“You’re beginning to annoy me.”
“His complaints are starting to bother me.”