a lethal combination

two or more things that are dangerous when they are together or when they happen at the same time

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  • (a) lethal combination — a lethal combination phrase two or more things that are dangerous when they are together or when they happen at the same time Thesaurus: words used to describe mixtures and collectionshyponym to mix things, or to become mixedsynonym Main entry:… …   Useful english dictionary

  • lethal — adjective 1 causing death, or having the power to cause death: a lethal dose of a drug 2 often humorous likely to be dangerous or dangerously effective: That cocktail looks pretty lethal. 3 a lethal combination a very bad or dangerous combination …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • combination — noun ADJECTIVE ▪ ideal, perfect, right, unbeatable, winning ▪ The band played with a winning combination of gusto and precision. ▪ attractive (esp. BrE) …   Collocations dictionary

  • lethal — 01. The victim died from a [lethal] blow to the head. 02. Marilyn Monroe died after taking a [lethal] dose of sleeping pills. 03. He is a karate expert, and his hands are [lethal] weapons. 04. The police were obliged to use [lethal] force to stop …   Grammatical examples in English

  • lethal — le|thal [ˈli:θəl] adj [Date: 1500 1600; : Latin; Origin: lethalis, from lethum death , from letum (influenced by Greek lethe; LETHARGIC)] 1.) causing death, or able to cause death →↑fatal ▪ a lethal dose of heroin ▪ a lethal weapon ▪ death by …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • lethal — le|thal [ liθl ] adjective very dangerous and able to kill you: lethal doses of radiation a. very successful or effective: They were a lethal partnership, scoring 43 goals between them. His lethal backhand gave him a distinct advantage over his… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • lethal — UK [ˈliːθl] / US [ˈlɪθl] adjective a) very dangerous and able to kill you lethal doses of radiation b) very successful or effective They were a lethal partnership, scoring 43 goals between them. His lethal backhand gave him a distinct advantage… …   English dictionary

  • Lethal white syndrome — (LWS), also called overo lethal white syndrome (OLWS), lethal white overo (LWO), and overo lethal white foal syndrome (OLWFS), is an autosomal genetic disorder most prevalent in the American Paint Horse. Affected foals are born after the full 11… …   Wikipedia

  • Lethal injection — For the Ice Cube album, see Lethal Injection (album). Part of a series on Capital punishment Issues …   Wikipedia

  • Lethal Industry (song) — Infobox Single Name = Lethal Industry Cover size = Border = yes Caption = Lethal Industry single cover Artist = Tiësto Album = In My Memory A side = Lethal Industry B side = Suburban Train (2001) Flight 643 (2006) Released = 2001 Format = Acetate …   Wikipedia

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