killer instinct

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killer instinct

n (fig) he has the killer instinctsa essere spietato
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London, Feb 2( ANI ): Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson has branded his team sadistic, urging his players to recapture their lost killer instincts so that fans don't have to suffer the agony of close wins time and again.
Ferguson said the same lack of killer instincts have happened a few times this season, adding they have been in comfortable positions but haven't dug their nails into it.
BRIAN O'Driscoll admits title-chasing Ireland need to hone their killer instincts as they enter the business end of the RBS 6 Nations against Scotland in Dublin.
We could have scored a few more tries against Wales - but maybe we are lacking the killer instinct we have shown in the past," he said.
In a complex series of laboratory experiments, the team identified a protein that serves as a red flag to incite the killer instincts of the melanoma patient's own cancer-fighting cells.