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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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  1. Ed Markey:

    Every single one of these Takata air bags could be a ticking time bomb.

  2. Kitso Mokaila:

    Tell me, why would you have an asset that has no value ? That is the fundamental question. If people are to look after our wildlife, there must be a value attached to it. Otherwise, we are sitting on a ticking time-bomb.

  3. 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.

  4. Thirachai Phuvanatnaranubala:

    Grassroots stimulus through consumption is not the answer, stimulus through personal debt is just a time bomb. The benefit will be short lived, and the payback painful.

  5. 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!

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