at stakeadvadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down."
σε δύσκολη θέση επίρ
You need to make sure you do the job correctly because your professional reputation is at stake!
croquet stakennoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
(sport: wooden post used in croquet)
πάσσαλος κροκέ περίφρ
have a stake in [sth]v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
(be affected by outcome)
με αφορά αντων + ρ μ
We all have a stake in the future of our country.
Το μέλλον της χώρας μας μας αφορά όλους.
put [sth] at stakev exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
διακινδυνεύω, ρισκάρω ρ μ
It was a large amount of money to put at stake but he was willing to take the risk.
Επρόκειτο να διακινδυνεύσει ένα μεγάλο χρηματικό ποσό όμως ήταν αποφσισμένος να το ρισκάρει.
stake [sth] out, stake out [sth]vtr phrasal sepphrasal verb, transitive, separable: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning, divisible--for example, "call off" [=cancel], "call the game off," "call off the game."
(keep under surveillance)
παρακολουθώ, κατασκοπεύω ρ μ
The police staked out the suspect's house, hoping to catch him unawares.