مطمئنم با مثالهای زیر از وبستر با معانی مختلف آن در جمله ها و موقعیتهای مختلف بخوبی آشنا می شوید :
have a stake in sth
if you have a stake in something, you will get advantages if it is successful, and you feel that you have an important connection with it
Young people don't feel they have a stake in the country's future.
MONEY RISKED】 [C]
money that you risk as the result of a horse race, card game etc
For a dollar stake, you can win up to $1,000,000.
a) if the stakes are high when you are trying to do something, you risk losing a lot or it will be dangerous if you fail
Climbing is a dangerous sport and the stakes are high .
b) if the stakes are high when you are doing something such as playing a card game, you risk losing a lot of money
We're playing for high stakes here.
to risk losing something that is valuable or important to you on the result of something
stake sth on sb/sth
Kevin is staking his reputation on the success of the project.
Jim staked his whole fortune on one card game.
I'd stake my life on it
spoken used when saying that you are completely sure that something is true, or that something will happen
I'm sure that's Jesse - I'd stake my life on it.