panic stations Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

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panic stationsnoun [plural]

uk   us   UK informal
a ​situation in which ​peoplefeelworried and ​nervous because things need to be done ​quickly: Two ​weeks before an ​exam it's always ​panicstations as I ​realize how much I still have to do.
(Definition of panic stations from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “panic stations”
in Chinese (Simplified) (由于事情紧急而出现的)慌乱状态…
in Chinese (Traditional) (由於事情緊急而出現的)慌亂狀態…
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