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

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Grace Poe to push the panic button, so to speakA| because she still has the Supreme Court to seek further remedy which is likewise the same tribunal where her rivals would have gone had the decision been otherwise, said Macalintal in a statement.
Thompson is not ready to push the panic button just yet, but with a match against Cardiff Devils tomorrow followed by a clash against secondplaced Nottingham at the Skydome on Sunday, he knows his troops have to improve.
I don't want to push the panic button or take anything away from those that have been supporting us there, but people need to be aware of the importance of getting behind the team at Whitley Bay," he told the Chronicle.
But as political analyst Khoo Kay Peng said, ''BN should really push the panic button and snap out of their own delusion that the outcome of March 8 is both temporary and a technical setback.
The definition of what constitutes a crisis always depends on the context and, in the case of Real, it doesn't take more than a handful of poor results to persuade sections of the media and club fans to push the panic button.
IN THE long run, the international turmoil in the banking sector may affect the average Joe with a car or house loan, but for the time being Cypriots shouldneIUt push the panic button, analysts say.
Faced with the direct running of TresorKandol andTomElliott, the Newport defence were too quick at times to push the panic button, especially early on.
Faced with the direct running of Tresor Kandol and Tom Elliott, the Newport defence were too quick at times to push the panic button, especially early on.
Though the Blues have yet to dip their toe into the transfer market this summer, Neville - who has signed a deal that will keep him at Goodison Park until June 2012 - does not believe there is any reason to push the panic button yet.
I won't push the panic button just yet because we have our young guys improving every game and once we have our full complement of players back from injury and registered we will be an entirely different team.
Whoever would a thunk that Executive Councilor Ray Wieczorek would be forced to push the panic button in his race against Democrat Paul Martineau?
I just want people not to push the panic button that things are going to hell in a handbasket, when that's not the case at all,'' he said.
SUNDERLAND boss Mick McCarthy refused to push the panic button after his side's surge towards the Coca-Cola Championship was derailed by Reading.
The former All Black was defiant after his side's one-sided defeat and refused to push the panic button.
There has been very little in the games we've lost - to push the panic button would be totally the wrong thing.