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English definition of “be on pins and needles”

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be on pins and needles

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