the lion's den

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the lion's den

A particularly dangerous, hostile, or oppressive place or situation, especially due to an angry or sinister person or group of people within it. I felt like I was walking into the lion's den when I went in front of the board for my annual review.
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Land of the Lions is set to open in Spring 2016, and at 2,500sqm, the lions den will be more than five times the size of the current lion space at the zoo.
Their regular weekly coffee morning will continue each Tuesday morning in The Lions Den (behind the YMCA) and they will continue to work in the community raising funds for worthy causes.
THE NEXTMEN The Lions Den (ft Ms Dynamite & Andy Cato) I wasn't sure I liked this at first but it grows on you.
I think of the England game as us going into the Lions den and in many ways all the pressure is on them to perform,' he said.
Paul offers the Lions Den, a family style restaurant featuring local dishes such as specially prepared walleye as well as traditional favorites such as steaks and burgers.
Dippers can get fundraising sponsorship forms from Al's Superstore in Ashington or at the Lionesses' Club Tuesday coffee mornings held from 9am to noon at the Lions Den behind the town's YMCA building.