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trouble spot

noun
1.
an area in which trouble exists or is expected to develop:
There are several diplomatic trouble spots in Central America.
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  • No more laundry list of all the government's activities, no more boring survey of every potential trouble spot in the world.
  • The cells usually are taken from bone marrow and injected or implanted in the trouble spot, such as a knee or shoulder.
  • Identify a personal spending trouble spot and shift to a cash-only policy.
  • The old swamp at the bottom of the property--what would become the twelfth green--was the main trouble spot.
  • Don't be defensive if the teacher brings up a trouble spot.
  • These calls usually bring extra patrols to the trouble spot.
  • At first, the company simply urged customers to refrain from gripping the device in the trouble spot.
  • When this was not possible, an engineer officer would post a group near the trouble spot to extricate wagons and artillery pieces.
  • By slacking the winch and driving ahead, the load can be pulled through the trouble spot.
  • If runoff from sloping land causes damage on your property, you can divert the water away from the trouble spot.
British Dictionary definitions for trouble spot

trouble spot

noun
1.
a place of recurring trouble, esp of political unrest
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