Belt and Suspenders


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Belt and Suspenders

Informal; a lender who demands too much collateral relative to the risk of a loan and who files a lien at the slightest excuse.
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One of Ford's possible next-generation safety belts incorporates a four-point "belt and suspenders" design in lieu of the familiar three-point safety belt, while a second possible future safety belt incorporates an air bag directly into the belt itself, said an official spokesman.
Also, please don't wear a belt and suspenders or braces at the same time.
On the second page of the book, Sutton, who has had a number of positions (often at or near the top) of companies that he's often had to turn around (i.e., they were going broke and he helped fix them), states in boldface italic type (sort of like a belt and suspenders): "This book will help managers detect a serious business problem, either in your company or in a competitor's, within a year of reading.
The belt and suspenders support carriers for ammo, field dressing, compass, canteen and entrenching tool.