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See ridesee fall
- ‘There is no question that those who lock themselves into a fixed way of reading reality are riding for a fall, because, as Eugene Fama put it, ‘Life always has a fat tail.’’
- ‘Certainly nothing in this suggests sterling is riding for a fall if the government decides not to enter the Euro-zone for the foreseeable future.’
- ‘Look out little Johnny, cause you're riding for a fall.’
- ‘Governments that think low interest rates are always electorally rewarding are riding for a fall.’
- ‘But as it happens, there is a good reason for thinking that the pound might be riding for a fall - and that is the size of Britain's trade deficit.’
- ‘If you like, this is the unregulated hinterland, reminiscent of timeshare properties, where investors could be riding for a fall!’
- ‘They are all warning him that if he goes through with his plan he will be riding for a fall and risking the eclipse of the dynasty in Syria.’
- ‘Any company so foolish as to promote something that looked and felt so much like a guarantee as this would be riding for a fall.’
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