venture


venture
01. He lost a lot of money in a failed business [venture] last year.
02. The latest Russian-American space [venture] has failed due to engineering problems.
03. People in the capital are afraid to [venture] out of their homes due to falling debris from buildings damaged in the earthquake.
04. The children [ventured] into the forest to look for bunnies.
05. He is always working on some new business [venture], but I don't know if he actually makes any money from them or not.
06. They have begun a business [venture] in Australia, selling Olympic T-shirts in a variety of languages.
07. I would be very careful about getting into any business [ventures] with Jackson because he has gone bankrupt a couple of times.
08. According to a Vietnamese proverb, one should [venture] all, in order to see what fate brings.
09. Montaige observed that unless a man feels he has a good enough memory, he should never [venture] to lie.
10. There is an old saying which states, "Nothing [ventured], nothing gained."
11. During the Classical period of ancient Greece, women [ventured] outside the house mainly for religious purposes or to attend festivals which were restricted to women.
12. Two snowboarders who got lost after [venturing] out of bounds at a local ski hill have been found by rescuers this evening.
13. Among Botswana's developing industries are small cooperative [ventures], where people share the work and the profits of their businesses.
14. Growing grapes is one of the most profitable business [ventures] in the former Soviet republic of Moldova.
15. The government of Jordan has recently been offering investment incentives to promote job-creating [ventures].
16. Many international companies are engaging in new [ventures] in China.
17. Traders and explorers have [ventured] into African territories since pre-Roman times.
18. One month after the fire that destroyed their school, children in the area have [ventured] back to the classroom.

Grammatical examples in English. 2013.

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  • Venture — Ven ture, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Ventured}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Venturing}.] 1. To hazard one s self; to have the courage or presumption to do, undertake, or say something; to dare. Bunyan. [1913 Webster] 2. To make a venture; to run a hazard or risk; …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • venture — vb Venture, hazard, risk, chance, jeopardize, endanger, imperil can all mean to expose to the chance of being unsuccessful, lost, or injured. Venture implies a daring to stake something (as the success of an action or undertaking, one s life, or… …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • venture — ven·ture / ven chər/ n: an undertaking involving chance, risk, or danger; esp: a speculative business enterprise see also joint venture Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996 …   Law dictionary

  • Venture — Ven ture, v. t. 1. To expose to hazard; to risk; to hazard; as, to venture one s person in a balloon. [1913 Webster] I am afraid; and yet I ll venture it. Shak. [1913 Webster] 2. To put or send on a venture or chance; as, to venture a horse to… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Venture — Ven ture (?; 135), n. [Aphetic form of OE. aventure. See {Adventure}.] 1. An undertaking of chance or danger; the risking of something upon an event which can not be foreseen with certainty; a hazard; a risk; a speculation. [1913 Webster] I, in… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • venture — [ven′chər] n. [ME, aphetic for aventure: see ADVENTURE] 1. a risky or dangerous undertaking; esp., a business enterprise in which there is danger of loss as well as chance for profit 2. something on which a risk is taken, as the merchandise in a… …   English World dictionary

  • venture — (v.) mid 15c., to risk the loss (of something), shortened form of aventure, itself a form of ADVENTURE (Cf. adventure). General sense of to dare, to presume is recorded from 1550s. Noun sense of risky undertaking first recorded 1560s; meaning… …   Etymology dictionary

  • venture — [n] gamble, attempt adventure, baby*, chance, deal, endeavor, enterprise, essay, experiment, exploit, feat*, hazard, header, investment, jeopardy, peril, pet project*, project, proposition, pursuit, risk, setup*, shot*, spec*, speculation, stab* …   New thesaurus

  • venture on — index commence Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • venture — ► NOUN 1) a risky or daring journey or undertaking. 2) a business enterprise involving considerable risk. ► VERB 1) dare to do something dangerous or risky. 2) dare to say something that may be considered audacious. ● nothing ventured, nothing… …   English terms dictionary

  • Venture — A venture is a major undertaking, synonymous with adventure. But can also refer to:In automobiles: * Chevrolet Venture, a General Motors Corporation minivan. * VentureOne, a concept car by Venture VehiclesIn business: * Joint venture, a strategic …   Wikipedia


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