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in cold blood

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishin cold bloodin cold bloodCRUELin a cruel and deliberate way Evans had been murdered in cold blood. blood
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in cold bloodThe killers hunted Pedro down like an animal and murdered him in cold blood.They hunted Pedro down like an animal and murdered him in cold blood.He murdered the old man in cold blood.But was it necessary to kill my men in cold blood?They would have been murdered in cold blood.Mrs Heron was murdered in cold blood in a crime which to date has appeared to have no motive.And I know of men who claim that they could murder in anger but never in cold blood.A deed planned in cold blood may appear very different to the perpetrator if he ever gets round to carrying it out.The Kashmiri police say he was taken into custody as a suspect, tortured and shot in cold blood.But the temptations of the Flesh were different: they could not be dealt with in cold blood.
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