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English definition of “panic stations”

panic stations

noun [plural] uk   UK informal us  
a situation in which people feel worried and nervous because things need to be done quickly: Two weeks before an exam it's always panic stations as I realize how much I still have to do.Fear and phobiasAnxiety and worry - general words
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