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nail-biter

noun [C] uk   /ˈneɪlˌbaɪ.tər/  us   /-t̬ɚ/
a sports event or film that is exciting because you do not know how it will end: Saturday's semifinal was a real nail-biter.
Translations of “nail-biter”
in Chinese (Traditional) 扣人心弦的體育比賽, 充滿懸念的電影…
in Chinese (Simplified) 扣人心弦的体育比赛, 充满悬念的电影…
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