panic stations


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panic stations

pl n
informal a state of alarm; panicky reaction: when he realized he'd lost the keys it was panic stations.
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panic stations

n when he realized he'd lost the key it was panic stationsfu preso dal panico quando si accorse di aver perso la chiave
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