Under Pressure. Under the Gun.
/ˈəndər/ /T͟Hē/ /gən/
What Does it Mean?
1. to feel pressure to do something.
2. Etymology: based on the idea of pointing a gun at someone to make them do something
Other terms relating to “gun:”
-big gun: a powerful person
-eat one’s guns: to commit suicide via a gunshot to the mouth
-go great guns: to be successful
-gun for: to attempt to reach a goal
-gun shy: frightened
-hired gun: person hired for their expertise
We are looking for stories of anything gun-related. Ever pointed a gun at someone? Or maybe you have been on the other end, with the barrel pointed straight at you. Are you a cop, security agent, or someone else that is regularly packin’? Were you ever a spy or secret agent? Have you been the victim of a mugging, a stick-up or some sort of gun related crime? Have you ever been a part of a gang? Are you a hunter with a great story? Or maybe you have a story from your days working with the NRA?
We Want to Hear Your Story. Seriously. You have until March 1st at 5 PM to send them in!
If you need some inspiration or a little fire under your seat, here’s a little Queen to do it for you.
Get ready for Under the Gun at the MAC on March 25! Be sure to get your tickets early to save $5!