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  1. time bomb, ticking bombnoun

    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 machinenoun

    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. 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!

  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. Sharon Allen:

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

  4. 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.

  5. Ed Markey:

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


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