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"resigned to put her feelings at risk" means?

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"resigned to put her feelings at risk" means?

Postby Aikuzo » Thu Jul 23, 2009 7:18 am

"She accepted suffering as a component of deep passion and was resigned to put her feelings at risk"
Pls correct any errors you see on my writings on: nouns, tenses :)

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Re: "resigned to put her feelings at risk" means?

Postby Josef » Fri Jul 24, 2009 4:17 am

If you are "resigned to do something", you agree or accept to do it even though you don't really want to. In a way, you see that thing as inevitable.

If you "put something at risk", you put it in a position where it may get harmed or damaged. If you go sky-diving you put your life at risk. If you rob a bank you put your freedom at risk (because you may go to jail).

Possible interpretation of "resigned to put her feelings at risk" (without further context or information): ...she decided to let herself enter an emotional arrangement in which she knew her feelings might get hurt
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Re: "resigned to put her feelings at risk" means?

Postby Aikuzo » Tue Jul 28, 2009 1:24 pm

I just got a big aha, thanks Josef.
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