danger line

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a line beyond which it is dangerous to go

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The move yesterday by Turkey's government to seize assets and control of an important media group in the run-up to the election shows that Turkey has crossed the danger line," Sir Graham said in a statement released on Tuesday.
Frontman M Shadows has rarely sounded better, with Buried Alive a subtle slowburner, Danger Line boasting a cheesy chorus and final Save Me opening with neo-classical noodling then swapping genre at will.
Prior to menstruation (the second half of the menstrual cycle), changes in hormone levels alter sugar tolerance, raising the levels of the danger line.
While their average amount of overtime stands at 39 hours per month, 9 percent of them do more than 80 hours of extra work, considered to be a danger line for death from exhaustion due to working too much, according to the survey.
Kevin Keegan's side have won just four games on their travels this term and I don't believe that they can turn around an awful run of form that has left them sitting just above the danger line just because they are now safe from the dreaded drop.
But the jovial Cliff Noone, who took early retirement from the Irish Field in July, and who is keen on a return to racing in some other capacity, appeared in Listowel this week and trod close to the danger line.
Five defeats from the past six games have seen them plummet from a comfortable mid-table position to become relegation candidates, and only the depressing form of Lytham, who have lost seven on the bounce, and Worsley's inability to win have kept them above the danger line.
A 2-0 win over fellow strugglers Sittingbourne at blustery Butlin Road avenged a December defeat to the Kent side and hoisted Tony Dobson's men three points above the danger line.
He races hard but never seems to cross the danger line.
In 1995, for example, water in the Yangtze River ran high above its danger line, inundating vast areas of agricultural land and causing heavy losses.