threaten meaning in bengali - English to Bangla Translate threaten

Definition of threaten


state one's intention to take hostile action against someone in retribution for something done or not done.

the unions threatened a general strike

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Example of threaten

  • A dispute with Jordan which threatened to get messy had been resolved amicably, he said.

  • A store manager was threatened with a knife as robbers made off with £800 in an armed raid on a Burnley hire shop.

  • A trade war threatened and a giant global corporation was brought to its knees.

  • A year ago the inpatients ward was threatened with closure but was saved at the last minute when the doctors surgeries agreed to provide cover.

  • And now, just to make bad worse, another war was threatening .

  • Anzac Day became more intense in those days when war was once more threatening or had begun.

  • Both bird life (including the Kiwi) and many unique types of trees are threatened with extinction because of the brushtail possum.

  • By mid-2003, lack of rain threatened to push them over that edge.

  • Consuming nations are threatened with a worldwide oil shortage that rattles the stock and bond markets.

  • Despite two restraining orders and a spell in jail, he continued to threaten her, and was planning to kill her when he was finally arrested.

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