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pose a threat

This page is about the collocation pose a threat

collocation pattern: verb + noun

Meaning

create the threat of danger or harm

For example

  • Scientists agree that climate change poses a very serious threat.

  • Government control of the internet poses a major threat to our freedom.

Quick Quiz

Which poses a threat to good health?

a. smoking cigarettes

b. eating fresh fruit

c. playing golf

Contributor: Matt Errey