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harm's way

noun
1.
danger; a dangerous situation:
to get out of harm's way during a storm.
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  • It is possible that he might be guided in some good path, and kept out of harm's way, without any of these things.
  • Getting close enough means putting oneself in harm's way.
  • Spectators shared in the risk: at many motordromes, they peered down from the lip of the track, in harm's way.
  • Expose people to needs, provide opportunities for volunteering, and put people in harm's way of being asked to volunteer.
  • It has repeatedly shown a willingness to put its soldiers in harm's way.
  • The result is to put more people and property in harm's way if those barriers fail.
  • Experts say the safest course for those who found themselves in harm's way would be to get to high ground as soon as possible.
  • Such storms reduce the time that warnings are effective and allow people to get out of harm's way.
  • We elevated the unit out of harm's way by building a brick wall.
  • Snowmobilers can punch the throttle to power out of harm's way.

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