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Carry a gun.
- ‘And, if you don't want to wind up in that situation, you need to pack heat and be prepared to resist at the point of abduction.’
- ‘Nearly 45,000 Utahns have concealed-carry permits that allow them to legally pack heat anywhere except in a handful of ‘secure areas,’ such as airports, prisons, mental institutions and courts.’
- ‘What the thief didn't realize was the 80-year-old was packing heat.’
- ‘Me, I dress like a one-eyed Cajun who is packing heat.’
- ‘But before being allowed to pack heat, pilots must first be trained as federal flight deck officers.’
- ‘It goes without saying that both bodyguards are packing heat.’
- ‘Like I said, this weather better change soon before I start packing heat and I suddenly go crazy and climb a bell tower and try to shoot up the clouds.’
- ‘As the weekly American newspaper Education Week put it in a recent article: ‘Are schools safer when teachers pack heat?’’
- ‘I'll never be one to tell another human being they don't have a right to defend themselves in the face of death, but I will say it's reasonable that we all know who's packing heat.’
- ‘But I'll bet half of those delegates, especially the rich ones, are packing heat at home to protect themselves.’
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