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joohg yuh ler

  • n  veins in the neck that return blood from the head
  • n  a vital part that is vulnerable to attack
    he always goes for the jugular
  • a  relating to or located in the region of the neck or throat
    jugular vein

  • If you're a woman, do you feel your head tilting to the side a bit, exposing either your soft, sensuous neck or, looking at it another way, your jugular?.
  • The presidential candidate's half-brother Malik tied a bull to a tree, then hobbled it, and asked me to hold the beast's head to the ground as he drew a machete across its jugular.
  • Baerbel Schmidt Getty When Bernard Madoff's huge Ponzi scheme burst , the New York Post reported, in its typical cut-to-the-jugular style, that suicide hotlines were lighting up .
News & Articles

  • Joe Biden: Al Gore ‘was elected president’
    Vice President Joe Biden knows how to work a room. In remarks made on Tuesday night at a fundraiser for Massachusetts Senate candidate Ed Markey in front of an audience of donating (doting?) Democrats, Biden went for the jugular. In a reference to Al Gore, who introduced Biden at the Washington, D.C., event, Biden said, [...]
    June 12, 2013 - The Ticket via Yahoo! News
Quotes

  • Sir Alex Ferguson in Sydney Morning Herald
    We started the game well and I thought we dominated it,United manager Sir Alex Ferguson said. "If anything we should have been going for the jugular when it was 1-0. I feel we have missed a good chance obviously. If we had had a bit more...
  • Thandie Newton in San Francisco Chronicle
    Oliver Stone is ferociously intelligent. He is never going to give a one-sided look,said Thandie Newton, who plays Condoleezza Rice, Bush's national security adviser who later became secretary of state. "It's not going for the jugular....
  • Frank Farina in The Canberra Times
    We've got to finish teams off. We're unlucky we're not sitting on six points. At the end of the day, we're playing good football. Particularly the way we played against Adelaide, we've got to go for the jugular,Farina said.

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