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any structure that is very unsafe

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I meant a death-trap for the few hundred lightly armed Canadian soldiers who were protecting the Muslim civilians from the thousands of Serbs with artillery and tanks who surrounded the enclave.
COUNCILLORS are calling for a speed camera to be installed on a death-trap road in Anfield.
There's the nightmarish lobby, a study in the wonders of florescent lighting and faded lime green decor, the death-trap elevator with buttons that have been burned by God knows what, and the surly super (the great Pete Postlethwaite) whose presence goes a long way to explain why there are no other children in the building.
In high school, my friends and I built this huge, rickety death-trap halfpipe in the woods behind our house.
TURKISH rescue workers last night held out little hope of saving alive any of 20 small boys still buried in the earthquake rubble of a dormitory that experts said was a shoddily built death-trap.
I realised I had to be evacuated from my home because I was told the electrical work had turned it into a death-trap but they didn't tell me they would be charging me for staying in the nursing home.
Shamed landlord Harry Singh is allegedly letting the death-trap property be used as a brothel.
The book makes crucial connections between the supposedly pro-feminist "Just Do It" campaign aimed at Western women, and the grinding exploitation of real women and girls who crank out sneakers in death-trap factories.
Apparently, the thing was a death-trap, and I hope the vendor will be done for manslaughter.
The family of a Birmingham student who survived an 18-hour ordeal in shark infested waters after a ferry sank in the South Pacific said last night the overcrowded boat was a death-trap.
Rocket Racing: The object of the competition is to maneuver through pylons as fast as possible while dodging obstacles and other competitors on this death-trap course.
ENVIRONMENT Minister Phil Hogan was slammed yesterday over his failure to meet residents of death-trap Priory Hall.
DEATH-TRAP cars are being sold at garages across Warwickshire, an undercover investigation has revealed.
Residents are to be consulted on plans to demolish a Teesside death-trap and replace it with housing.
Speed cameras are to go up on death-trap North East roads.