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go critical

verb phrase

To become unstable and dangerous: He felt that the Salvadoran situation was about to go critical

[1955+; fr nuclear physics, ''to approach chain reaction'']

The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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