tenterhooks Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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tenterhooksnoun [plural]

uk   /ˈten.tə.hʊks/  us   /-t̬ɚ-/
on tenterhooks worried or ​nervous about something that is going to ​happen: We were on tenterhooks all ​morningwaiting for the ​phone to ​ring.
(Definition of tenterhooks from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “tenterhooks”
in Spanish estar sobre ascuas…
in Vietnamese lo sốt vó…
in Malaysian dlm kebimbangan…
in Thai ใจหายใจคว่ำ…
in French charbons ardents…
in German wie auf glühenden Kohlen sitzen…
in Indonesian gelisah…
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