- sword of Damocles
- Used to refer to an extremely precarious situation.Oraciones de ejemplo
- James Sugden, the managing director of Johnstons, one of Scotland's leading cashmere manufacturers, said: ‘This threat still hangs over us like a sword of Damocles.’
- Looming disaster hangs over the first act like the sword of Damocles, but though there is a frisson as you watch these seemingly unaware people wander round oblivious to the events ahead, things really kick off in the second act.
- Christmas day duty, which was being held over our head like a fiscal sword of Damocles, would be no different than any other day.
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