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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"

    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

    ticking bomb, infernal machine

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  1. timebomb

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  1. Howie Mandel:

    [ At the time ] I'm running seven miles a day, I'm eating healthy, I'm doing, you know, it's this a ticking time bomb, the silent kind, and that's when I got informed what high cholesterol meant, i didn't know there was a direct correlation between high cholesterol and heart disease, stroke. I did not even think about that. I didn't think I was even close to being a candidate for anything. I didn't think I even knew anybody like that. It turns out it was me and then I got scared and now I'm on my second statin, which is perfect and it's got my numbers under control and I feel healthy. I just want to get the word out there that this is really pervasive.

  2. 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.

  3. Simone Biles:

    All we can do at this point is have faith that theyll have our backs, theyll do the right thing, but at the end of the day its just a ticking time bomb. Well see. Its a waiting game.

  4. Arthur L Caplan:

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

  5. Sharon Allen:

    These are mentally unstable people and there's not enough nurses, we do have a ticking time bomb.

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