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fight

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flight response

The general activation of the sympathetic nervous system in response to stress.
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Fight fire with fire, according to a new study by Killen's firm -- "Reinventing the Posts: A Strategic and Tactical Blueprint for Transforming Postal Authorities into Competitive Information Carriers and Processors.
One insider said: "It's whether to fight fire with fire or go with something a bit different.
But Deaglan McConville added: "If you fight fire with fire, all you get is a bigger fire, in bombing possible ISIS positions, they are putting the lives of tens of thousands of civilians at risk.
Argentina have struggled when they have faced mass defences and have only looked themselves when Nigeria opted to fight fire with fire in their final group game.
30pm GLENN MAXWELL'S fireworks have ensured Kings XI have made a regal start to the IPL, but they are short at 4-5 to beat Hyderabad, who can definitely fight fire with fire, writes Steve Davies.
They will have seen how our pack performed last week, so will certainly try to fight fire with fire up front.
THE temperatures in Rome may have plummeted but England captain Chris Robshaw has warned Italy his men will be prepared to fight fire with fire in today's RBS Six Nations showdown.
So my advice is to fight fire with fire - any taxi driver that refuses a paying customer, be it for a short fare or because they require more help than is normally required, either threaten to report the driver, stating the distance you are requiring to travel and/or any extra help that you require.
When tempted to fight fire with fire, remember that the Fire Brigade usually uses water.
STOURBRIDGE will fight fire with fire when they play Blackheath tomorrow in a match that could secure their National One status.
We were taught that we can't fight fire with fire, so how come a responsible authority suggests that we transfer emergency treatment rooms into combat zones?