After a year of provocation, Harry Reid has finally pulled the trigger on the nuclear option.
The device for doing this can be the so-called public-option “trigger.”
Alternatively, they could start destroying the place, in which case, again, they would look bad and trigger legal action.
To break the debt stalemate, some congressional leaders are discussing a trigger option to bridge the divide between both parties.
Whoever pulled the trigger (so to speak) on this acquisition may have just been caught up in the moment.
Next time we'll set the bait higher and not set the trigger so fine.
He must have had a steady hand at a trigger who could have got a shot off half as fast.
Each time he was about to pull the trigger, and each time something seemed to hold him back.
The rain was blowing in Roosevelt's eyes as he pulled the trigger.
Raising his rifle, he took steady aim at the breast of the foremost Indian, and pulled the trigger.
An action causing the automatic invocation of a procedure, for instance to preserve referential integrity. A triggers goes into effect when a user attempts to modify data with an insert, delete, or update command. A trigger can instruct the system to take any number of actions when a specified change is attempted. By preventing incorrect, unauthorized, or inconsistent changes to data, triggers help maintain the integrity of the database.
[Sybase SQL Server Release 10.0 Transact-SQL User's Guide].