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Sentence count:26Posted:2016-11-03Updated:2020-07-24
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1 It was a knee-jerk reaction on her part.
2 The terrorist attack prompted knee-jerk legislation.
3 A victim's knee-jerk reaction to the crime is often revenge.
4 The incident calls for a measured response, avoiding knee-jerk reactions.
5 The knee-jerk reaction to this is to call for proper security in all hospitals.
6 Environmentalists have a knee-jerk reaction against any sort of development, however "green" it might be.
7 Knee-jerk reactions to problems often end up poorly.
8 So the knee-jerk reaction was This is ridiculous.
9 Such "requirements" are just bad knee-jerk design.
10 While knee-jerk reaction is part of being a fan, writer, broadcaster and radio blabber , it is toxic to anyone running a sports team.
11 It seemed to be some sort of knee-jerk reaction to tradition, throwing away the controls and standards in favor of anarchy.
12 He's facing intense, knee-jerk opposition to his efforts to rescue the economy.
13 The Saudi response to the recent knee-jerk buoyancy of oil futures was to hold prices and hope to work off brim-full inventories.
14 I was not knee-jerk and did not throw him out.
15 We have probably inherited some of our knee-jerk reactions to transvestism from the Old Testament attitude that cross-dressers would find 'their blood shall be upon them'.
16 The knee-jerk disdain so many of his critics have for him can be traced largely to his worldliness: He's a man who, of necessity,[] was brought up not to be Joe the Plumber but a citizen of the planet.
17 Knee-jerk rejection of new ideas is not how skeptics work.
18 By the time you've thought it through, you're probably past yelling at your mom, which is a knee-jerk response.
19 And I admit that some of it was simply a knee-jerk reaction that parents too often have: It's easier to say no than yes.
20 London Metal Exchange copper rallied 5.6% at the open of electronic trading Monday, but the move proved to be a knee-jerk reaction, with prices retreating soon after.
21 It may be argued that the jeers were unfair and did little to push the team forward, but what is perhaps more important is the meaning behind such a knee-jerk reaction.
22 The answer, in part, may lie in the fact that Sarkozy even got such proposals on the docket, implying his fellow G20 members realize that knee-jerk resistance to reform is no longer an option.
23 But if republicanism is to survive in Britain it needs to get over such knee-jerk reactions and recognise the visual cunning that is monarchy's secret weapon.
24 But I don't believe in allowing that to blind us to what is in our best interests, or giving knee-jerk approval to anything Israel does.
25 "In this day and age you should have a point of view, but not necessarily one that's rooted in knee-jerk ideology," he says.
26 Every time you mention the word "outsourcing" among IT professionals (especially in the U.S.) there's a predictable knee-jerk reaction.
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