UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈdɛərɪŋ/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/ˈdɛrɪŋ/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(dâring)

From the verb dare: (⇒ conjugate)
daring is: Click the infinitive to see all available inflections
v pres pverb, present participle: -ing verb used descriptively or to form progressive verb--for example, "a singing bird," "It is singing."
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Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
  1. was a daring thing to [say, do]
  2. was daring to [say, suggest, try]
  3. a daring [suggestion, proposition, question]
  4. daring and [innovative, adventurous, dangerous, original]
  5. made a daring move (on)
  6. a daring [move, attack] on
  7. (made) a daring [rescue, escape]
  8. made a daring attempt to [escape]
  9. go on a daring adventure
  10. the daring deeds of
  11. a daring new [product, addition, plan]
  12. am not daring enough to
  13. a daring [musician, stuntman, stunt, jump, feat]
  14. the daring [hero, heroine]
  1. [extreme, incredible, great, unselfish] daring
  2. [showed, displayed] huge daring (when)
  3. [showed] a huge amount of daring (when)
  4. [summoned up, found, had] enough daring to (escape)
  5. had enough daring to [try, attempt, overcome, speak]
  6. showed [gratitude, appreciation] for her daring
  7. [thanked, appreciated, lauded] for his daring
  8. a [performance, feat, act] of daring
  9. a [pilot, soldier] of great daring
  10. the daring of the [soldiers, horsemen, players, hostages]
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Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
  1. dare you to [do, go, try, climb]
  2. (go on,) I dare you!
  3. was dared to [do]
  4. was dared by his [friends, brother, bullies]
  5. how dare you!
  6. how dare you say that!
  7. how dare you [contradict, ignore, insult] me
  8. dared not [speak, try, go]
  9. she dares not [speak]
  10. they dared to [dream, explore, be different, imagine]
  11. Dare I ask?
  12. I wouldn't (even) dare
  1. a [stupid, childish, foolish, dangerous] dare
  2. [took on, accepted] the dare
  3. did [it] on a dare
  4. is that a dare?
  5. what was the dare?
  6. would do (almost) anything on a dare
  7. I'm [game, up, ready] for a dare
  8. [acted, performed, stripped] on a dare
  9. play truth or dare
  10. was a double dare
  11. the dare is to [do, get, kiss, say]
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