Threaten in a Sentence 🔊

Definition of Threaten

to put someone or something in hazard or danger

Examples of Threaten in a sentence

If you threaten violence, you stand the chance of getting in trouble with the law. 🔊

After the man was hoping to only threaten a lawsuit against the company, he actually had to follow through with the threat. 🔊

Fear was apparent in the school when the town bully began to threaten many of the students. 🔊

Everyone knew the couple was unhappy when the wife decided to threaten her husband with a divorce.  🔊

While walking down a dark alley, two swarthy men threaten me with a gun to give them my purse.  🔊

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