killer instinct


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killer instinct

Cliché an inborn desire or ability to be ruthless. Fred has a real killer instinct. He's a difficult boss to work for.
See also: instinct, killer
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However, while I would be more confident of Medicean reproducing his previous figure than either Trahern or Killer Instinct, he still has plenty to overcome.
Killer Instinct, whose sire Zafonic won the Guineas in 1993, is owned by the Thoroughbred Corporation, whose racing manager is former champion jockey Willie Carson.
Even if we had run second to Killer Instinct we would have planned to go for some big races.
But MK3 just overhauled its beat-'em-up rival Killer Instinct, with FIFA '96 left trailing in the dust.
LOVE him or hate him, you just can't ignore Killer Instinct in today's John Smith's Cup (4.
While I like Killer Instinct as an individual, the hype concerning the colt was unjustified until Royal Ascot.
This time it was all about a killer instinct that had previously been lacking.
IN the red corner Killer Instinct, the hyped blueblood who cost 260,000gns as a yearling.
POCATELLO, Idaho - All Cal State Northridge needed was killer instinct.
KILLER INSTINCT is certainly no good thing for today's John Smith's Cup-he will have to run faster than ever before if he is to succeed.
He looks a handicap certainty in today's big race, but punters have latched on to Killer Instinct before-and the bookmakers' satchels have been filled with cash as a result.
We're not playing with that ferocity, that killer instinct.
KILLER INSTINCT has his final chance to prove that he can transfer the brilliance of his homework to the sterner arena of the racecourse at York today in the 40th John Smith's Cup.