panic button

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a button to push in order to summon help in case of an emergency

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NEIL BACK insists it is too early in the season for Leeds Carnegie to start hitting the panic button.
But he has made it clear that hitting the panic button is the last thing on anyone's mind.
The next time Stanley called to check in I told him that I had accidentally pressed up against the wall, hitting the panic button, and how I had disarmed it.
ALBION'S hunt for a successor to Bryan Robson is about to enter a third week -but fans hitting the panic button need to get the situation in perspective.
When Alikat hit the brakes he remained focused when others would have thrown the race away by hitting the panic button, and he did well to get her jumping again and to keep her interested.
Everyone from manager Jim Tracy to general manager Dan Evans insists the offense will get better, and that they aren't hitting the panic button yet.
DAVID MURRAY insists he's not hitting the panic button and won't hold talks with Dick Advocaat over his future.