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like a cat on a hot tin roof

(UK old-fashioned like a cat on hot bricks)
used to ​describe someone who is in a ​state of ​extremenervousworry
(Definition of like a cat on a hot tin roof from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “like a cat on a hot tin roof”
in Chinese (Simplified) 如热锅上的蚂蚁, 坐立不安…
in Chinese (Traditional) 如熱鍋上的螞蟻, 坐立不安…
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