Questions about example sentences with, and the definition and usage of "Threat"

The meaning of "Threat" in various phrases and sentences

Q: O que significa "legitimate threat"?
A: Something that poses a serious danger. "When he threatened violence, did it seem like a legitimate threat?" = Did it seem like he was serious? Do you think he will really commit violence?
Q: O que significa He was a tangible threat each and every time he touched the ball.?
A: @H-oon This phrase describes someone who is very good at playing a sport and winning against those they compete with. Therefore their competitors view them as a “threat”.

tangible=real/definite
Q: O que significa distant threat?
A: Distant threat means that there is danger near or far away
Q: O que significa idle threats ?
A: You're welcome. (^_^)
'to follow through on' means 'to carry out the task that was previously ordered, said, or implied.「今後実施される」の意味と思います。So in the case of 'making idle threats', it's when someone threatens to do something that they don't actually intend on doing. Making threats, but not following through on them. ですから「idle threats」の意味は「脅しを言ったけど今後実施されません」です。
Q: O que significa The threat couldn’t stop her from accomplishing her goal to run?
A: She was constantly threatened but she persevered and entered the race. I think this was from a story about the very first woman to run in a marathon.

Example sentences using "Threat"

Q: Mostra-me frases de exemplo com pose a threat to.
A: “Pose a threat” means the threat of causing a problem or danger.

“Nuclear weapons pose a threat to everyone.”

“Climate change poses a threat to the habitat of polar bears.

“Smoking cigarettes poses a threat to good health.”

“Government control of the internet poses a threat to freedom.”

“Declining bee populations pose a threat to global food security.”

Hope this helps.😊
Q: Mostra-me frases de exemplo com threat.
A: The police were threatened with gunfire.

The man issued a death threat. (The "life threat" example above is not natural).

He and his family received many death threats.

Don't threaten my life.

For those with allergies, being stung by a bee can be a major threat.

She gave him a threatening look.

Hope this helps!
Q: Mostra-me frases de exemplo com threat.
A: The threat was minor

The threat of being killed made me scared

There was no threat

Jack told someone a threat

I felt threatened
Q: Mostra-me frases de exemplo com Under threat.
A: we feel pressure under threat
Q: Mostra-me frases de exemplo com pose... threat to ....
A: Drugs pose a major threat to our society.

Synonyms of "Threat" and their differences

Q: Qual é a diferença entre threat e intimidation ?
A: to threaten somebody (verb) = to tell someone you will do something bad if they don't do what you want.
"He threatened to fire me if I complained."
"He threatened to beat me up if I told the police."

a threat (noun) = a warning, a dangerous thing
"I got threats in my mailbox after I wrote the newspaper article."
"Do you think he is a threat?"

to intimidate somebody = to make someone very impressed and a little bit scared
"He intimidates me. He is very tall and strong, and he always looks angry."
"He's a bit of a bully. He intimidates the younger guys so they won't get in his way."

intimidation (noun) = making someone a little bit scared
"He uses intimidation to get his way"
"I don't respect people who like using intimidation"
Q: Qual é a diferença entre threat e menace ?
A: a threat is stating intention to do something that will cause harm like
“i’m going to punch you” is a threat
Q: Qual é a diferença entre I understood it 'as' threat. e I understood it 'to be' threat. ?
A: As far as I'm concerned they mean exactly the same thing. "I understood it to be a threat" allows the speaker to place more emphasis on "be" (since it employs two syllables and it sounds kinda dumb to place emphasis on "as" in the previous sentence).
So you could place emphasis such as
Questioner: "What made you draw your weapon?"
Answerer: "We were arguing heatedly. I saw the man place his hands in his pockets and I took it as a threat"
Questioner: "As it turns out though, he was reaching for his keys. He didn't have a gun or weapon of any kind for that matter"
Answerer: "That may be the case, but he was told me he was going to kill me. He was yelling like crazy. From the way he was spitting mad, when he reached into his pockets I figured he had a gun and so naturally I took it to BE a threat"
Q: Qual é a diferença entre Which is the greater threat to humankind, terrorism, or world hunger? e Which is a greater threat to humankind, terrorism, or world hunger? ?
A: when comparing terrorism and world hunger, which one is the most threatening to humankind?

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Q: Qual é a diferença entre at threat e at risk ?
A: “At threat” isn’t used as far as I know, but “at risk” is similar to “threatened”

Translations of "Threat"

Q: Como é que se diz isto em Inglês (RU)? "Like the threat posed by the virus, we must not become complacent about the level of human suffering associated with the economic downturn simply because of its persistence,"
Translate to Russian please
A: This is a warning against complacency, which means that we grow tired of hearing the persistent bad news; when we grow tired of the bad news, we begin to ignore it. This is “becoming complacent “.
The virus is bad news; the “economic downturn” is also bad news, because businesses suffer and close shop, and people suffer from debt and lack of food.
Many people are victims of the virus, but we must allow the world's economies to somehow survive. I believe this is the “warning”.

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Q: Como é que se diz isto em Inglês (EUA)? ‎The rich are vulnerable to the threats that attack the poor.
What's the meaning of this?
A: do you mean 'the rich are UNvulnerable to the threats...'
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Other questions about "Threat"

Q: Por favor, mostra-me como pronunciar a threat and to threaten?.
A: You threaten someone with a threat. One is a verb, the other is a noun.
"He threatened me the other day."
"That was a serious threat."
Q: What does "talking up the threat of impeachment to motivate their base" mean?
Especially "motivate their base"??

Context>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>
Republicans facing bad news in House generic ballot polls and worse news from actual special election results have found a new thread of hope: If President Donald Trump’s unpopularity is the source of their problems, then perhaps rank-and-file Democrats’ zeal to remove him from office can be their salvation.

Starting earlier this month, GOP groups have been talking up the threat of impeachment to motivate their base, and Democratic Party leaders have tried to avoid talking about it.

Conservative pundits, meanwhile, are salivating over polling from Quinnipiac that shows impeachment to be a true wedge issue that commands overwhelming support from rank-and-file Democrats while the mass public expresses profound unease.
A: the people that vote for them.

the politicians just want to get reelected so they will say things that they think people want to hear. most of the time they don't mean what they say.

Q: The threats by his classmate were a serious trauma for the boy's tender young mind. soa natural?
A: Oh, you don't have to replace 'mind'! Just say 'young mind' instead of 'tender young mind'. (^-^)
Q: She is good at making threats soa natural?
A:
Natural and pecfect.
Absolutely nothing to worry about.
Q: They can defend themselves against the threats from DPRK by anything that is available to them. For example, they get THAAD, a modern weapon which can help them against DPRK stronger than the past. However, they also get in trouble with China because of THAAD so they have to balance these two issues. According to what they’ve mentioned, ROK can discuss with China that THAAD doesn’t influence to the security of China. And they should not let the U.S.-ROK alliance become too detached from the real security.
A: They can defend themselves against the threats from DPRK by using any resources that are available to them.

One such example is THAAD, a modern weapon that is stronger than the previous non-nuclear weapons that they could have used to defend against DPRK.

However, they can also get in trouble with China by using THAAD, so they have to find the proper balance.

According to certain sources, ROK can discuss with China on using THAAD in a way that doesn’t affect the security of China.

And they should be careful not to diminish the U.S.-ROK alliance, which is important to the security of ROK.

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