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sour

1. made acid or bad, as in the case of milk or alcohol, by the action of microorganisms
2. (esp of the weather or climate) harsh and unpleasant
3. (of oil, gas, or petrol) containing a relatively large amount of sulphur compounds
4. Chiefly US any of several iced drinks usually made with spirits, lemon juice, and ice

sour

[sau̇r]
(chemistry)
Containing large amounts of malodorous sulfur compounds (such as mercaptans or hydrogen sulfide), as in crude oils, naphthas, or gasoline.
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Since the latter half of the 1990s, a number of loans at the fund turned sour as an increasing number of borrowers lost jobs or filed for bankruptcy.
Yet when the Graves line started last year, The New York Times turned sour.
A MOBILE phone menace from Leamington bombarded a mother of three with threatening text messages after their friendship turned sour, a court heard.
A ROMANTIC round-the-world holiday turned sour after a girlfriend failed to cough up for her cost of the dream trip.
He had escorted a happy young couple -- newlyweds, he thought -- to the same room a few hours earlier but, judging from the shouts and screams, the relationship had already turned sour.
Northern Ireland's 18-year-old left-back had impressed but his night turned sour in the 56th minute.
ANDY WEBSTER'S dream move to Rangers turned sour yesterday when he picked up a knee injury in his first training session that has ruled him out for four weeks.
Things have turned sour for Mascherano and striker Carlos Tevez since their stunning arrival at West Ham from Corinthians.
Early this year, Donovan played in five Leverkusen games, starting one, but his career there turned sour after a poor showing in a UEFA Champions League loss at Liverpool.
He joined his hometown team but the move turned sour after he laughed off their offer of new terms.
The match turned sour for the Welshmen when they lost their last three first-innings wickets in four overs and then wobbled at 95 for five after following on 151 behind.
Steve McMahon's celebrations turned sour in a bitter bust-up with rival Blackpool boss Sam Allardyce - and a public address announcer, writes Alan Nixon.