white knuckle


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white knuckle something

to survive something threatening through strained endurance, that is to say, holding on tight. The flight from New York was terrible. We had to white knuckle the entire flight.
See also: knuckle, white
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We don't want to be seen as simply a white knuckle haven - we have to offer family rides and something for the grandparents.
Thrillseekers are promised a white knuckle ride to remember with the new pounds 8 million Infusion ride at Blackpool Pleasure Beach.
White knuckle ride fans will be able to try out the 150ft high "Booster", while classic bumper cars will be on site as well.
As well as High Energy, the show also has white knuckle rides such as the Twister and also the Speed Raiser Waltzer.
Investigations are continuing today into the death of a 16-year-old girl who plunged 100ft from a white knuckle ride at a leisure park.
SO apart from opening white knuckle rides just what do the Hamiltons do these days.
White knuckle it as you compete against the contenders in the NHRA Pro Stock Car and Truck circuit.
White knuckle rides are among the many attractions at Blackpool's Pleasure Beach, and when you buy two wristbands you can get one free with our great offer
It was nasty - a white knuckle ride - but I don't think this was the big one.
INVESTIGATIONS were continuing today into the death of a 16-year-old girl who plunged 100ft from a white knuckle ride at a leisure park.
Director Carl Franklin's highly-polished production takes Denzel on a white knuckle ride that kept me on the edge of my seat.
Pop idols Boyzone took another white knuckle ride yesterday - weeks after cheating death when their plane crash-landed.
WHITE KNUCKLE RIDE: Mac Nailen and his niece Stacey Ditchburn recreate their rafting exploits in Mac's back garden Picture: WILL BINNS
Guests paying pounds 50-a-head would have enjoyed white knuckle funfair rides, a laser show, music and dancing.
A mum jammed Britain's most famous white knuckle ride - because she was too fat.