danger line


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danger line

[′dān·jər ‚līn]
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A line on a chart representing a boundary, beyond which some hazard will be encountered.
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But his hat-trick chance disappeared when goalkeeper Dave O'Hare swooped at his feet as he was poised yet again on the six-yard danger line.
Now the pathetic remnant of the TA is treated as a reservoir from which individual reinforcements can be drawn for the regular forces, which have themselves been cut far below the danger line.
Fast-fading Villa are only seven points above the Premiership danger line, with the itchy finger of chairman Doug Ellis ready to reach for the trigger if they slip much further.
Victory was vital for the Teesside outfit, to halt a disastrous run which had plunged them to within four points of the danger line.
However, the stalemate at Watford just after Christmas proved a turning point and - with a solid defence as their base - City managed to keep their heads above the danger line.
This defeat leaves Boro just four points clear of the relegation danger line and the fans are getting restless with manager Bryan Robson.
Gordon Strachan's side stay in 15th position, three points clear of the danger line, but they've now played up to three games more than all their relegation rivals except rock bottom Nottingham Forest.
Uiversity's Vice Chancellor Dr Tahir Amin said societies without justice touched danger lines of collapse.