Definition of 'knee-jerk'
Example sentences containing 'knee jerk'
Times, Sunday Times (2006)
This could potentially help senior politicians to take decisions in a more systematic, and less knee jerk, way.Times, Sunday Times (2008) The Sun (2010)
Times, Sunday Times (2008)
This is not a knee-jerk reaction to one result.The Sun (2015)
There was no point in a knee-jerk reaction.The Sun (2009) Times, Sunday Times (2016)
It seems to me that this is a knee-jerk reaction.Times, Sunday Times (2008)
It is a knee-jerk reaction that does not have too much logic to it.The Sun (2007)
But he is not a man prone to knee-jerk reactions.Times, Sunday Times (2012) Times, Sunday Times (2015) Times, Sunday Times (2012)
It was a typical knee-jerk reaction.The Collins History of the World in the 20th Century (1994) The Sun (2014) Times, Sunday Times (2008) The Sun (2014)
The present situation is a chance for managers to shine by avoiding knee-jerk reactions and managing change, while involving staff.Times, Sunday Times (2008)
At this moment in time, we have to rely on our experience and make sure we do not get carried away with a knee-jerk reaction.Times, Sunday Times (2007) The Sun (2016)
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