View Poll Results: If the balloon goes ____, a situation becomes worrying or unpleasant.

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    Default Balloon

    You can check your answer here.

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    Default Re: Balloon

    Idioms can be misleading.
    (Voted first, then checked it out.)

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    Default Re: Balloon

    This one certainly is.

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    Default Re: Balloon

    I got this one right, but I was thinking about a weather balloon rising in unstable weather conditions (I.E. about to storm). However, it comes from WWI when balloons were launched to signal artillery strikes.

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    I am so stupid! I wanted to be fast

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