dangerous spot

See: pitfall
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Thus, in the lightest thoroughfares, there was at every turn some obscure and dangerous spot whither a thief might fly or shelter, and few would care to follow; and the city being belted round by fields, green lanes, waste grounds, and lonely roads, dividing it at that time from the suburbs that have joined it since, escape, even where the pursuit was hot, was rendered easy.
When they did at last discover our position we had small ground for rejoicing, for the captain, casting his turban upon the deck and tearing his beard, declared that we were in the most dangerous spot upon the whole wide sea, and had been caught by a current which was at that minute sweeping us to destruction.
A longer stay in this dangerous spot would have been useless imprudence.
Now's your time, ladies," answered the saucy Prince, keeping his place and looking sentimentally at the girls, who retired precipitately from the dangerous spot.
But in the second run, everyone fell on a dangerous spot.
Fortunately the young man's injuries weren't as serious as we thought, given the nature of his fall, which made the evacuation easier from the notoriously dangerous spot.
Fortunately the young mans injuries weren't as serious as we thought, given the nature of his fall, which made the evacuation easier from the notoriously dangerous spot.
This was the most dangerous spot the storm chaser had ever been in.
The House left an important bill in a dangerous spot, lost it, and might have created an advantage for their institutional rivals on the other end of the Texas Capitol.
The woman was reportedly crossing the road when she was struck at a spot in front of Al Ansar Mall and Safeer Mall that is known as a notoriously dangerous spot for pedestrians.
The Tamolitch Falls are a notoriously dangerous spot.

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