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  • A little knowledge is a dangerous thing ( meaning and origin of this phrase )
  • A little learning is a dangerous thing ( from a poem by Alexander Pope ) ( meaning and origin of this phrase )
  • Alarm bells began to ring
  • Armed and dangerous
  • Be afraid, be very afraid ( meaning and origin of this phrase )
  • Boston Terror ( Nickname of boxer Sam Langford )
  • Brown trousers
  • Caught like a rabbit in the headlights
  • Change into your brown trousers
  • Clear and present danger
  • Cold sweat
  • Danger, Will Robinson ( A catchphrase from The Robot In Lost In Space )
  • Dangerous Liaisons ( Glenn Close movie )
  • Don't Worry Baby ( Beach Boys song )
  • Don't have nightmares ( A catchphrase from Nick Ross )
  • Don't panic ( A catchphrase from Dad's Army )
  • Don't worry, be happy
  • False alarm
  • False jeopardy ( plot device in TV melodramas where danger is threatened only for it to be found to be a false alarm )
  • Fear And Loathing In Las Vegas ( Hunter S. Thompson book )
  • Fear Is The Key ( Barry Newman movie )
  • Fear is the mind-killer
  • Fear the worst
  • Fools rush in where angels fear to tread
  • Frightened of your own shadow
  • Frock horror
  • God fearing
  • Green Scare
  • Gut wrenching panic
  • He makes my flesh crawl
  • He makes my flesh creep
  • He makes my skin crawl
  • He makes my skin creep
  • Hit the panic button
  • Look a fright
  • Lost your bottle
  • Mad, bad and dangerous to know
  • Most men live lives of quiet desperation
  • My blood ran cold
  • Nigerian Nightmare ( Nickname of Christian Okoye )
  • No fear
  • Not to worry
  • Nothing to worry your pretty little head about
  • On dangerous ground
  • Our entire economy is in danger
  • Out of danger
  • Panic buying
  • Panic room
  • Panic selling
  • Paralysed with fear
  • Pissing in the wind
  • Press the panic button
  • Primal Fear ( film starring Richard Gere )
  • Primal fear ( Neurosis therapy and British rock band )
  • Put the fear of God into someone
  • Put the fear of death into someone
  • Radio alarm
  • Scare quotes
  • Scare the living daylights out of
  • Separation anxiety
  • Shake like a leaf
  • Shlock horror
  • Shock and awe
  • Shock horror
  • Sound the alarm
  • Stranger danger
  • Take fright
  • The Day of the Dead ( Horror movie )
  • The Valley of Fear ( Sherlock Holmes story )
  • The only thing we have to fear is fear itself ( Political slogan )
  • Throw your arms in horror
  • Voice of doom
  • Whistling in a graveyard
  • Whistling in the dark
  • Without fear or favour
  • Worry wart
  • Yellow belly ( slang term for a coward )
  • You look as though you've seen the ghost

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