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gun

noun armament, arms, carbine, firearm, lethal inntrument, munition, piece, pistol, repeater, revolver, rifle, shotgun, tormentum, weapon
Associated concepts: concealed weapon, deadly weapon
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He said: "Someone has jumped the gun a little with this one.
Glasgow MSP Paul Martin, who is fighting the charges, said: "Health bosses jumped the gun by signing these contracts.
Don't think: Had NBC not jumped the gun last season and given the show a two-season renewal, this quite likely would've been the series, not season, finale.
IT'S to be hoped that Musselburgh racecourse hasn't jumped the gun by suggesting it will begin staging late-afternoon, all-weather racing on Thursdays and Fridays in the autumn of 2006.
STEPHEN Byers may have jumped the gun over the Sixsmith resignation, but the idea that he told a lie in order to deliberately mislead Parliament is silly.
Boss Glenn Roeder said: "I think somebody has jumped the gun with this transfer once again and as far as I'm concerned, the deal to sign him will not happen.
Van der Straten conceded that logistical problems had been overlooked in the rush to press on with the rebadging programme: "Initially, we jumped the gun and opened too may stores too quickly, paying too much attention to the conversion and not enough to the logistics of the restructuring.
He also suggests that the group may have jumped the gun by looking for arterial thickening among the rats after waiting only two weeks.
But Mirror Football can confirm someone working for the City website jumped the gun - and the video was quickly pulled from their official site.