trigger

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈtrɪgər/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/ˈtrɪgɚ/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(trigər)


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trigger

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
v
  1. trigger the [alarm, sprinklers]
  2. triggers [my asthma, his allergies, a migraine, a rash]
  3. [can, may] trigger the [symptoms, disease]
  4. triggered by [stress, poor diet]
  5. triggered to [produce, release, send]
  6. triggered the [development, creation, invention] of
  7. trigger the [collapse, destruction] of the [company, organization, empire, government]
  8. [thought, said, believed] to have triggered the [collapse]
  9. the [crisis, violence] was triggered by
  10. trigger an [avalanche, explosion]
  11. triggered a [backlash, uprising]
  12. trigger a [series, chain, sequence] of
  13. triggered the events that led to
  14. triggered my [interest, memory, desire]
  15. [thing, movie, scene, word] that triggers me
n
  1. [pull, release, press] the trigger
  2. the trigger [caught, jammed, snapped]
  3. the trigger of a [gun, shotgun, rifle, revolver]
  4. the catch on a trigger
  5. a trigger for the [fight, argument, conflict, strike]
  6. can be a trigger for [some people, epilepsy, asthma, anxiety]
  7. quick on the trigger
  8. [a gambling, an epileptic] trigger
  9. [identify, detect, predict] triggers
  10. avoid the triggers (of)
n as adj
  1. [is, feels] trigger happy
  2. a trigger [mechanism, point, value]
  3. have an itchy trigger finger
  4. [suffer from, treated her] trigger finger
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