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  1. time bomb, ticking bomb(noun)

    a problematic situation that will eventually become dangerous if not addressed

    "India is a demographic time bomb"; "the refugee camp is a ticking bomb waiting to go off"

    Synonyms:
    ticking bomb, infernal machine

  2. time bomb, infernal machine(noun)

    a bomb that has a detonating mechanism that can be set to go off at a particular time

    Synonyms:
    ticking bomb, infernal machine

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How to use time bomb in a sentence?

  1. Lotta Sylwander:

    It's like a time bomb. It's ticking, and it could explode at any time.

  2. Sunshine Rodriguez:

    This was a time bomb that was set up by the previous administration, they know that we dont have the means to survive more than three months without payment.

  3. Vlado Azinovic:

    We are seeing a completely new generation of children who were raised on the battlefield or near the battlefield, they are like a time bomb for any country they may end up in.

  4. Luo Shuhui:

    I just want an answer from the government, are the officials corrupt, or what? Why did they build a hazardous chemical warehouse near our home without telling us? Who would want to live next to a ticking time bomb? No one!

  5. Arthur L Caplan:

    The use of fetuses as organ and tissue donors is a ticking time bomb of bioethics.


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