The 'time bomb' group
These nouns are used metaphorically. The adjective usually indicates what sort of thing is in fact being talked about.
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Others had pointed to the moral bankruptcy of capitalism.
If the regional touring theatre companies also begin to go under, a large area of this country will be well on the way to becoming a cultural desert.
Creating the wrong impression could potentially inhibit your climb up the corporate ladder.
It's a political time bomb that could cost the government the next election.