The shark is stalking its normal hunting waters, and the target is the right size.
Survivor Seeks Vengeance After his arm was severed during a horrific attack, one survivor seeks to kill every shark he can find.
What was the impact to your business of being on ‘shark Tank’?
The risk of claiming that a series has jumped the shark, quote-unquote, is that you could be jumping the gun.
“Point the venture capitalists in my direction, like a shark Tank gang,” she said.
Down swept the shark with a rush, flicking in its tail as it passed, and Mart leaped back only just in time to avoid it.
But you shot the eagle,” cried Margot; “and Denis wounded the shark.
I'm going to make Zip be a whale, or maybe a shark, and pull me on my raft-boat.
Only maybe a shark or a devil-fish; they are pretty plentiful hereabout.
It entered the soft under part of the shark, and immediately the thing struggled in its death agony.
1560s, of uncertain origin; apparently the word and the first specimen were brought to London by Capt. John Hawkins's second expedition (landed 1565; see Hakluyt).
There is no proper name for it that I knowe, but that sertayne men of Captayne Haukinses doth call it a 'sharke' [handbill advertising an exhibition of the specimen, 1569]The meaning "dishonest person who preys on others," though attested only from 1599 (sharker "artful swindler" in this sense is from 1594), may be the original sense, later transferred to the large, voracious marine fish. If so, it is possibly from German Schorck, a variant of Schurke "scoundrel, villain," agent noun of Middle High German schürgen (German schüren) "to poke, stir."
There is the ordinary Brown Shark, or sea attorney, so called by sailors; a grasping, rapacious varlet, that in spite of the hard knocks received from it, often snapped viciously at our steering oar. [Herman Melville, "Mardi"]