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knee-jerk

Kneejerk

A natural reaction to something. Usually negative.

Examples:

Allen gave his normal knee-jerk reaction to my advice. He told me it was none of my business.

I was not surprised by the government’s knee-jerk answer to the poverty question. Politicians always say the same thing!

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