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Emotional WeightPlay
Jeopardy often implies a serious, stressful situation where stakes are high. SlideWith the sudden illness, his project is in jeopardy.
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Not Always PhysicalPlay
Jeopardy can refer to non-physical risks, like reputation or success. SlideCheating on the test put her scholarship in jeopardy.
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Use with 'In'Play
'In jeopardy' is a common phrase indicating something is at risk or threatened. SlideThe endangered species is in jeopardy due to habitat loss.