DAMOCLES


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DAMOCLESDamage Monitoring and Control Expert System
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It does hold the sword of Damocles hanging over your head
To put that sort of money up in the first place is a Sword of Damocles over the route.
The Sword of Damocles that might otherwise have prompted the couple to pay off a low rate debt with a higher rate loan was not present in this case.
The twin threats of South Korean price dumping and differences in the application of permissible aid within Europe hang like a Sword of Damocles over a UK shipbuilding industry for which the threat of yard closures and the mothballing of offshore fabricators has become all-too familiar,' said Harland and Wolff.
But the FA's commercial chief Phil Carling described it as a "sword of Damocles hanging over us".
For a long time we had a sword of Damocles hanging over us.
This little smorgasbord will keep your skin,hair,nails and eyes healthy while you labour away with stress bearing down on you like the Sword of Damocles.
Yorick Williams makes his debut for Pertemps Bullets tonight with the sword of Damocles poised to come down on his head if he puts a disciplinary foot wrong.
Is it not an appalling indictment of our society and government that here we are the fourth largest developed economy in the world, and yet, do most vulnerable elderly people who currently reside in care homes have to live with the sword of Damocles hanging over them?
The sword of Damocles is hanging over the head of the chief magistrate.
For five years, the yoke of the International Criminal Court charges that have been hanging over his head like the sword of Damocles have weighed him down quite literally.
Summary: Residents can visit Emirates Park Zoo and Resort's Facebook page and choose from names including Damocles, Dali, Dakarai or Dabi