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be on pins and needles

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to be nervously waiting to find out what is going to happen
(Definition of be on pins and needles from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “be on pins and needles”
in Chinese (Simplified) 如坐针毡,焦虑不安,急得要命…
in Chinese (Traditional) 如坐針氈,焦慮不安,急得要命…
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