banana skin


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the skin of a banana (especially when it is stripped off and discarded)

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We've overcome a potential banana skin and just hope now for a bit of luck in the draw.
Shaking my head, I opened the bin and picked out my banana skin.
He said: "It's always in the back of your mind in the Cup, the banana skin thing.
There are upsets in the competition so it's up to us to go there and show enough qualities to do the job and make sure it's a not a banana skin.
According to daily Kibris, during a meeting with banana exporters in Turkey, Bagis likened Cyprus' turn at the helm of the EU Presidency to banana skin.
Switzerland is a strong team so if we don't apply ourselves right they're a potential banana skin," Lescott added.
Haye's trainer Adam Booth said: "David and I both know that this fight with Ruiz is a massive banana skin in David's plans of becoming a long-term champion and unifying the titles," Booth said.
It's like a banana skin placed in the middle of an ice rink that's had oil poured all over it when you're at the bitter end of a three-day bender and your shoes are made of eels.
Yes, you read that right--20% of us ore rather partial to munching on a banana skin.
It is not so much a banana skin for Blair, as a banana skin event for all those innocents who voted him his last big majority.
Stephanie Morrow watches as Michelle Pope, 14, left, stitches a banana skin.
GRANT HOLT was the star of the show as he ensured Dale avoided a potential banana skin at Conference club Stevenage.
Morgan insisted the shocking defeat would not lead to wholesale changes for a Scotland game on Monday that could be the banana skin of all banana skins.
STEVE HYS HY LOP reckons Bonnyrigg dodged a banana skin and can go all the way to the Scottish Cup Final.
They are the favourites but there are always banana skins in every round and I'm just making sure our lads are recovered and ready for Gillingham on Saturday and when the cup comes back round we can throw that banana skin under Coventry and get through to the third round and get among the big boys.