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be climbing the walls

to ​sufferunpleasantfeelings, such as ​worry, in an ​extreme way: to be ​climbing the ​walls withboredom/​anger/​frustration When Joely went ​missing, we were ​practicallyclimbing the ​walls.
(Definition of be climbing the walls from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “be climbing the walls”
in Chinese (Simplified) 感觉极为不快, 极度忧虑…
in Chinese (Traditional) 感覺極為不快, 極度憂慮…
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