collision course


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collision course

n.
A course, as of moving objects or opposing philosophies, that will end in a collision or conflict if left unchanged: two planes on a collision course; dissidents on a collision course with the regime.
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Noun1.collision course - a course of a moving object that will lead to a collision if it continues unchanged
track, path, course - a line or route along which something travels or moves; "the hurricane demolished houses in its path"; "the track of an animal"; "the course of the river"
2.collision course - a course of action (following a given idea) that will lead to conflict if it continues unabated
course of action, course - a mode of action; "if you persist in that course you will surely fail"; "once a nation is embarked on a course of action it becomes extremely difficult for any retraction to take place"
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Washington, May 28 ( ANI ): A hoax story 'Giant asteroid possibly on collision course with Earth' was put up on CNN's website which led people to believe that the report was true.
THE BHA and all but one of the jockeys who rode in this year's Grand National are on a collision course after it was revealed 39 riders will face charges over their conduct at the start.
You can see that those two are on a collision course with romance.
Collision Course tells of a future in which order breaks down quickly, resulting in economic collapse, chaos, loss of power, martial law, and lawlessness.
IRAN is on a collision course with the region and must be stopped from developing nuclear weapons, Bahrain's Foreign Minister Shaikh Khalid bin Ahmed Al Khalifa told delegates at a major security forum in Manama yesterday.
That nation is on a dangerous collision course and they have to be stopped from doing what they are," Shaikh Khalid was quoted as saying in our sister publication the Gulf Daily News.
NNA - 21/2/2012 - Member of Parliament Atef Majdalani told Voice of Lebanon that the Cabinet headed by Prime Minister Najib Mikati is putting Lebanon on collision course with the Arabs who unanimously adopted a stand in favor of the Syrian people.
Boris Johnson is on a collision course with the Government over basic airport policy," said John Stewart, chairman of anti-Heathrow expansion group Hacan.
The curved walls don't fit in with the surrounding buildings - instead the metal and glass structure looks more like an ocean liner set on a collision course with the church.
AS gigantic Hurricane Ike steamed through the Gulf of Mexico on a collision course with the Texas coast, officials in Houston urged residents to stay put even as others, in lower lying areas were ordered to flee or "face certain death".
He insists: "The Government is on a collision course with six million public servants.
Chelsea and United are on a collision course on two fronts, with an FA Cup Final clash following what could be a Premiership decider on May 9.

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