To this day, within military aviation, he is famous for his "steel trap" mind and his unflappable demeanor.
He used to be the jolliest old cock in college, and bright and quick as a steel trap.
Jim came to his decision like the snapping of the jaws of a steel trap.
She rose, to face her first chancea thin, severe woman with a mouth like a steel trap.
Oh, I've got a snap, as the bear said when he stepped into the steel trap.
Now, sluggish and slow though a porky may be, there is one of his members that is as quick as a steel trap, and that is his tail.
The "thanks" clipped like a steel trap, and the business was completed.
The steel trap is more generally relied upon to bag the sly mink and his capture with dog and gun is oft-times very unproductive.
“Precisely,” Mrs Fyne said very unexpectedly like a steel trap going off.
A wild animal caught in a steel trap vents its wrath upon the bushes and sticks and trees and rocks within its reach.