Blood In The Water
(idiomatic) In a competitive situation, the exhibition of apparent weakness or vulnerability by one party, especially when this leads to a feeling of vulnerability or greater pressure to perform on the part of the weak party, and/or enhanced expectation of victory by the other(s).
Alternative spelling of Blood in the Water.
Literally, blood in the water; by extension the associated emergence of predators (possible feeding frenzy) observed with its presence.
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