The engine turned over and backfired, black smoke frothing out of the tail pipe.
Or your spouse each year for at those agencies the strategy backfired.
Six minutes were added to the match and the Rams time wasting tactics backfired as the home side drew level in added time.
Their move backfired as the media covered the outrageous scene of William Frazer being arrested and imprisoned while the terrorists were wined and dined.
backfired on the Soviet Empire by Professor Raymond Pearson.
Sadly, my plot to kidnap the Queen and declare a republican state somewhat backfired, resulting with me being banished to the stocks.
Blakemore and Southgate are without doubt the club's best two strikers and to have them both on the bench almost backfired.
backfired forcing some quintile of communities or charge them.
Such methods may have backfired on the Poles, as epidemics are poor respecters of persons.
British efforts to encourage Indians to attack rebellious settlers backfired on them.
Not only in trade liberalization but in every other aspect of globalization even seemingly well-intentioned efforts have often backfired.
The party girl has received plenty of "work" to improve her appearance, but it may have backfired.
This move backfired and earned him even more negative press.
If Kody Brown's hope was to normalize polygamy and eventually lead to an acceptance of this alternative lifestyle, his efforts may have backfired.
In fact, while the intent of the cyber attack may have been to cast the country of Georgia into informational darkness - that plan ultimately backfired.
Sometimes I think Brandon being here has backfired.
Whatever Sasha.s plan had been, it must.ve backfired.
But the plan backfired as Austin Irish Whipped Taker into steel turnbuckle.
backfired big time - instead of spending more time with Emma, Mom's answer was to send her to a counselor!
That plan backfired because other manufacturers released consoles that played Pong replicas and other Pong-like games.
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