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triple threat

A person who is adept in three areas, as in She's a triple threat on the editorial staff-she can edit, write, and design pages. This term comes from football, where it signifies a player who is good at running, passing, and kicking. [c. 1920] Also see hat trick.
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is hoping to have the Triple Threat Wacky Rig in full production and available to the public within the very near future.
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This ceremony marks the formal passing of the responsibility from a truly remarkable collection of men and a woman, Task Force Triple Threat, to another extremely talented task force, Task Force Thunderbird, and it exemplifies our continued commitment to our mission here in Iraq.
Establishing the face-up triple threat position is tough to do against a competitive defender.
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The addition of Rollins to the triple threat match adds assurance that he will get a shot at the title.
If you dream of becoming a triple threat, this is the place to be.
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To us, the player who personified the life and death of the triple threat had to be Sid Luckman.
Volkow says the research, undertaken with permission from the Food and Drug Administration, suggests that cocaine overdose may pose a triple threat to the heart.
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The magazine also awarded Jennifer with Triple Threat award at the event.
After performing Cassie--and earning a Tony Award for it--McKechnie gained a reputation as a triple threat.