In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- Being drunk always made his emotions on a hair trigger and his control over them lax.
- The man operated on a hair trigger and there was little doubt the man went around looking for opportunity to vent the rage that lay beneath the surface.
- Their new idea was that the feedback mechanism had a hair trigger set off by ocean currents.
- And there's nothing more dangerous than a nervous superpower with its finger on the hair trigger.
- It had a hair trigger, and the gun went off, still pointing toward the ceiling.
- I couldn't help thinking that one of these days, that hair trigger might come in handy.
- If you refuse to take it seriously in the first place, it removes one of our key levers of international influence and places the country on a hair trigger.
- And as she mentioned, the Capitol Police is on a hair trigger.
- It's got a walnut stock, cobalt blue steel, and a hair trigger.
- Others will arm a hair trigger, seeking to use the most readily available information, even if scant.
- The legal climate is on a hair trigger.
- That's right, it's often called the cycle of violence in which children who are maltreated, later grow up to maltreat others, or have a hair trigger propensity to get engaged in assault themselves.
- They have been desperate to avoid setting off an array of landmines with hair triggers.
- No sooner had I walked out of the kitchen where the precariously balanced basket was leaning against a hair trigger than SNAP!
- One squeeze of the hair trigger and Zack would be gone.
- You'd be like a coiled spring with a hair trigger.
- And her colleague wasn't supposed to fire the hair trigger shotgun that blew the woman away.
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