bear trap


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bear trap

n. a hidden speed trap, one set by a bear. (Citizens band radio.) That whole town is a glorified bear trap.
See also: bear, trap
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Could you imagine Jimmy Scoular getting away with the bear trap tackles which were his trademark?
The stretch of holes from 15 to 17 are known as the Bear Trap.
In 1987 Richard was in the bed of a pickup a few yards behind another pickup with a bear trap in the bed containing the unhappy bear.
A great pop band," Daltrey said/ "I've been rather misquoted with One Direction, because a journalist laid a bear trap for me and asked me if their music would be significant in years to come, and I said I don't know whether it will be.
It lays a bear trap for the PM and his Chancellor George Osborne who must now decide whether they will match Labour's plan to tackle poverty pay - or not.
th] century, the Eastern Prussian bear trap company, Teucke & Konig, first introduced Barenjager, which translates to "Bear Hunter.
There followed a wobble as panic set in that Greece would become the catalyst to mark the second leg of the financial crisis but this proved to be a bear trap.
And while Fargo has so far delighted in throwing us curve balls at every turn, it seems highly unlikely that the rather vicious-looking bear trap that Lester discovered among his brother's hunting paraphernalia won't have a role to play in his inevitable climactic showdown with Malvo.
5billion of cuts from benefits may prove impossible without breaking the system completely, the Chancellor is laying out a big, old bear trap for Labour.
maintenance garage and offices of the Bear Trap Ley Creek Drainage District.
The blemish came on the par-three 15th, the start of the run of holes known as the Bear Trap, where Westwood missed the green to the left, the paper added.
It's the risk of getting a limb caught in a bear trap such as the one that snapped shut on the Oregon Democrat after he reached across the aisle to cooperate on a Medicare reform plan with Paul Ryan, the Wisconsin Republican who is GOP presidential nominee Mitt Romney's choice for a running mate.
Events build to a startling violent conclusion - it's literally gripping, when we see the damage a bear trap can inflict.