verb (used with object)
verb (used without object)
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Idioms for trigger
Origin of trigger
OTHER WORDS FROM triggerun·trig·gered, adjective
Words nearby trigger
Example sentences from the Web for trigger
So if the media agency wants to pull the trigger, it’s a simple export or recreation for an actual activation.
The process of marketing a children’s magazine to parents You’ve got a really interesting set of purchase triggers that you go through.‘Convince the gatekeepers’: How The Week Jr. is growing its U.S. subscriber base|Kayleigh Barber|January 19, 2021|Digiday
Understanding your triggers means you can avoid them, but more importantly it means you can identify in advance when something might make you feel anxious—and therefore, you can recognize early on when you’re experiencing anxiety.How to keep your anxiety from spiraling out of control|Sara Chodosh|January 15, 2021|Popular Science
Here, the task force recommends that Congress potentially clarify a trigger for a transition to begin, rather than leaving it to the discretion of officials.
If you find any resistance—meaning, you find a trigger point or any kind of stiffness in your temporalis—stop the movement and apply whatever pressure you’re comfortable with for 30 seconds to a minute.
One report has the AirAsia Airbus flying at a speed very close to what would trigger a low speed stall.
People felt that crossed all lines, and then it became a story, so there are tipping points that trigger a public response.
I was the one to trigger the detonator, and for that I take full responsibility.Hell Hath No Fury Like Valerie Trierweiler, the French President’s Ex|Lizzie Crocker|November 28, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Even private institutions, which most likely have less bureaucratic hurdles to deal with, have been slow to pull the trigger.
But witnesses say Muataz definitely was the shooter, and he even went so far as to apologize to Glick before pulling the trigger.In Jerusalem Home Demolitions, the Biblical Justice of Revenge|Creede Newton|November 25, 2014|DAILY BEAST
"I ordered you not to come," said Aspinall: "I can still pull a trigger, Sir," replied the man.Gallipoli Diary, Volume I|Ian Hamilton
Not while I had the open prairie underfoot and the summer sky above, and hands to strike a blow or pull a trigger.Raw Gold|Bertrand W. Sinclair
Every thicket will have its troop; every finger, for a hundred leagues round, will be on the trigger.
The gunner, who sits on the seat behind the gun, points it and pulls the trigger.Life of Richard Trevithick, Volume II (of 2)|Francis Trevithick
Inside the case was some sort of a trigger mechanism operated by a button on the outside.
British Dictionary definitions for trigger
Derived forms of triggertriggered, adjectivetriggerless, adjective
Word Origin for trigger
Idioms and Phrases with trigger
In addition to the idiom beginning with trigger
- trigger happy
- quick on the draw (trigger)