Expressions used in Everyday Spoken English in Social and Professional contexts
1) full of, has the potential to provide/produce negative results
How to MemorizePopularity HighProfessional LowSocial
fraught with danger/tension
‘Fraught with’ is an expression used to describe a situation or decision which has the potential to produce negative or undesirable results. It can also be used in situations to mean ‘full of’. Fraught usually collocates with the word ‘danger’. This is a formal word with a negative connotation used in social and professional contexts.
Professional Examples (Advance)
I think investing so much money into this project is a bad idea. It'stoo risky, it's fraught with danger.
We can't publish this report.It's fraught with inconsistencies and mistakes.
Social Examples (Advance)
When I realised I had been robbed of my wallet and phone I was fraughtwith worry.
My relationship with my mother was alwaysfraughtdue to her addictive behaviour.
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