risky venture

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Synonyms for risky venture

a wild and exciting undertaking (not necessarily lawful)

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The massive publicity given to the teenage boy who flew in the wheel well of a local flight in Nigeria last August may have unwittingly encouraged other young boys to try out the risky venture, after three teenage boys were arrested by the police at the country's main gateway Murtala Muhammed International Airport in Lagos.
Should he continue his classroom job in the sunshine of Dubai or give it up for a risky venture in catering?
The Lucentra Corporation works to provide quality information that should help clients decide whether the entering the market of choice will be a positive endeavor or a possibly risky venture.
Given the uncertain global economy, some wonder why anyone would want to invest in a traditionally risky venture like film.
Offering an unusual drink in Lebanon is a risky venture for a market known to have a particular set of tastes, but store workers say that while many Lebanese don't know about the shop, more and more are coming.
Kudos to Cameron for not only undertaking such a risky venture, but also for spending millions of dollars of his own money for exploration and research.
The husband and wife team also rolled the dice when they decided to buy the competing property next to theirs and expand in 2009, a time when the economy was in a tailspin and buying real estate was a risky venture.
If writing a sequel to another author's much-loved book is a risky venture, then offering a whathappened-next to a classic like Treasure Island is hazardous indeed.
01% on derivatives - Ed] so that evasion becomes a low-return venture and to impose high fines so that non-compliance becomes a risky venture," writes Podimata.
I am not going to put the club at risk again by going down any risky venture of bidding pounds 1m or pounds 1.
I always joked that, after the magazine was a success, I'd start an equally risky venture, like open a restaurant.
It seems a very risky venture to allow a 10-year-old to hold a shotgun licence.
In a city that seems to have plenty of places to stay on both ends of the price spectrum, opening a bed and breakfast--especially in this economy--could be seen as a risky venture.
She disclosed that when the World Bank visited some local banks last year to know why they were not supporting the Nollywood projects, the banks claimed they did not understand how to get their money back adding that it was a risky venture.
A risky venture blossomed into an overwhelming success with over 900 in attendance, raising some $400,000 in donations in the past year alone.