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Both are hanging over the industryOs fortunes like the sword of Damocles.
No-one likes to feel that the sword of Damocles is hanging over them.
Elections would be a sword of Damocles for Thaci as well, more than for other leaders.
ANKARA, Dec 20, 2010 (TUR) -- Turkish Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoglu said Monday that they will not let resolutions on the so-called Armenian genocide hang like the sword of Damocles in Turkish-U.
Mr Clegg stressed cuts will begin next April and be spread over four years so there is no "sword of Damocles that's going to come down straight away".
The stock price hasn't touched the $1 mark since March 2008, and the Nasdaq exchange has had the sword of Damocles hanging over AERT for months.
The International Olympic Committee has kept the sword of Damocles hovering over the heads of five athletes who failed dope tests at the Beijing 2008 Olympics.
Indeed, St David's Cathedral was built in a dip to afford protection from this deadly and daily threat - this Sword of Damocles took the form of that fearsome sea-going race - the Vikings
Keeping the sword of Damocles hanging over Alex McLeish's napper is undignified at worst, inhumane at best.
s solicitor likened the risk of bail being wrongly withdrawn to the "'sword of Damocles hanging over anyone's head,'" and said that it was the "'ultimate nightmare'" for G.
RHA Chief Executive Roger King said: "Finally, the crushing sword of Damocles been lifted from over the heads of UK road hauliers.
And, of course, the al-Sadr rebellion in Najaf hung over the conference like the sword of Damocles.