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English definition of “(all) hot and bothered”

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(all) hot and bothered

informal
worried or angry, and sometimes physically hot
Translations of “(all) hot and bothered”
in Chinese (Traditional) 心急如焚的,焦躁不安的,怒氣衝衝的…
in Chinese (Simplified) 心急火燎的,焦灼不安的,怒气冲冲的…
(Definition of (all) hot and bothered from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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