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the worst-case scenario

The worst possible thing that could happen. We don't expect it to happen, but we need to plan for the worst-case scenario. The worst-case scenario here is that we lose the next three games and miss the playoffs. The best-case scenario is that we win out and get a bye in the first round.
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worst-case scenario

Cliché the worse possible future outcome. Now, let's look at the worst-case scenario. In the worst-case scenario, we're all dead.
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worst-case scenario

n. the worst possible future outcome. Now, let’s look at the worst-case scenario.
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worst-case scenario

See best/worst case scenario.
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But if it detects the nightmare event has not been halted, the app increases the intervention intensity.
| Write down a description of your nightmare. Include as much detail as possible including what you can see, hear, smell, touch and taste in the nightmare.
The final day of Freeform's event, which is Halloween, will not feature a showing of "(https://www.ibtimes.com/nightmare-christmas-facts-10-things-know-about-halloween-movie-2605014) The Nightmare Before Christmas " because it's reserved for a full-day marathon of "Hocus Pocus." There will be one showing of the movie after another, save for the 11 a.m.
"Extremely concerned a 3D impressionist selfie of a man with a moustache that's actually a f**king Brandy snap will come to me in my nightmares tonight," one tweeted.
Writing down your success list, planning to improve your relationship, or strategizing about creating circumstances you tell yourself will be good for you and make your life better--all these seem promising and yet can turn into a nightmare. When you change the job or the partner, when you buy the house or the car, you might well find that you are still not happy or fulfilled.
"For Nightmare this year, we are going to use tested systems that we know will work smoothly.
'The Nightmare Before Christmas' is a stop-motion film by Disney which came out in 1993.
Nightmares are a common feature of posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) that could lead to fatigue, impaired concentration, and poor work performance.
Not so with The Nightmare, a jarringly silly doc that attempts to suggest the phenomenon of sleep paralysis is evidence of the paranormal.
"Draw a picture of your nightmare, but add ridiculousand silly details," suggests Dr.
ISLAMABAD -- Showing a clear connection between overall wellbeing and nightmares, Finnish researchers have found that symptoms of depression and insomnia are the strongest predictors of having frequent nightmares.
It's not long before he starts having the same nightmare over and over again.
But her husband just called it a 'nightmare!' Video provided by Hollyscoop
The Nightmare Realm, which runs until November 2, is an extreme walk-through scare house attraction set in an old creepy warehouse on Albert Quay Cork.
On Friday evening, June 13, 2014, from 9pm until 1am MT, Nightmare on 13th, a seasonal haunted house attraction in Salt Lake City, Utah, is opening its doors for a special Friday the 13th event featuring three newly themed houses: Swamp Blood (set in the deep swamps of Cajun Country), Delirium (filled with riddles that will question your very sanity) and Haunted Hollywood (taking you on a back lot tour of Hollywood's most iconic horror films).