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an accident waiting to happen

Definición de an accident waiting to happen en inglés:

informal A potentially disastrous situation, typically caused by negligent or faulty procedures: people living near the site where the boy was crushed to death said it was an accident waiting to happen
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • The situation was an accident waiting to happen.
  • The situation is an accident waiting to happen and there are already frequent prangs and bumps around the junction.
  • You would think anyone would immediately recognize the situation as an accident waiting to happen.
Ver entrada madre: accident

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Palabra del día jaunt
Pronunciación: dʒɔːnt
noun
a short excursion or journey made for pleasure