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Usage examples for threaten

  1. I'll advise 'em and you threaten 'em. – All-Wool Morrison by Holman Day
  2. And I'm thinking that no foe will ever threaten any of the nations that fought against the Hun that does no threaten them a'! – Between You and Me by Sir Harry Lauder
  3. What do you want to threaten me for? – A London Life; The Patagonia; The Liar; Mrs. Temperly by Henry James
  4. But though no dangers seemed to threaten from without there were certain dangers within that made it most desirable for them to get away from Baker's and into their own little home without a moment's unnecessary delay. – The Princess Priscilla's Fortnight by Elizabeth von Arnim
  5. What are your dangers which threaten the Establishment? – Political Pamphlets by George Saintsbury
  6. With what d'ye threaten us? – The Lion's Skin by Rafael Sabatini
  7. So, you threaten us, do you? – The Cricket by Marjorie Cooke
  8. Some went so far as to threaten Johnson's life. – History of American Socialisms by John Humphrey Noyes
  9. " Depart, or-" " Do you mean to threaten me?" – The Associate Hermits by Frank R. Stockton
  10. " But place yourself here, and when Death comes- I expect him every moment- do not let him pluck the flower up, but threaten him that you will do the same with the others. – Andersen's Fairy Tales by Hans Christian Andersen
  11. " You called me, and I am here, Helene," said the young man; " what do you fear, what dangers threaten you?" – The Regent's Daughter by Alexandre Dumas (Pere)
  12. They threaten thee terrible things; for what reason I know not. – Stories from the Italian Poets: With Lives of the Writers, Vol. 2 by Leigh Hunt
  13. Chatti, Mattiaci, and Usipi threaten Mainz. – Tacitus: The Histories, Volumes I and II by Caius Cornelius Tacitus
  14. And so you threaten to send word around to the boys to knife me on election day? – Counsel for the Defense by Leroy Scott
  15. " And still they threaten another strike," says the general manager. – The House of Torchy by Sewell Ford
  16. Yet our basic goal remains the same: a peaceful world community of free and independent states- free to choose their own future and their own system, so long as it does not threaten the freedom of others. – Complete State of the Union Addresses from 1790 to the Present by Various
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