fever pitch
/fˈiːvɚ pˈɪtʃ/
a state characterized by great excitement or agitation
to get / set one's pulse / heart racing
/ɡɛt ɔːɹ sˈɛt wˈʌnz pˈʌls ɔːɹ hˈɑːɹt ɹˈeɪsɪŋ/
to make someone extremely excited
like there's no time tomorrow
/lˈaɪk ðɛɹz nˈoʊ tˈaɪm təmˈɔːɹoʊ/
in a way one desires without being concerned about the future
to pull / tear one's hair out
/pˈʊl tˈɪɹ wˈʌnz hˈɛɹ ˈaʊt/
to demonstrate signs of anxiousness, anger, or frustration in difficult situations
on pins and needles
/ˌɑːn pˈɪnz ænd nˈiːdəlz/
in a very nervous or excited state because of something that is going to happen
like a cat on a hot tin roof
/lˈaɪk ɐ kˈæt ˌɑːn ɐ hˈɑːt tˈɪn ɹˈuːf/
used to describe someone who is in a very agitated or anxious state of mind
to have / get butterflies in one's stomach
/hæv ɡɛt bˈʌɾɚflˌaɪz ɪn wˈʌnz stˈʌmək/
to be really excited or nervous about what is going to happen
one's heart in one's mouth
/wˈʌnz hˈɑːɹt ɪn wˈʌnz mˈaʊθ/
an intense feeling of suspense, fear, or nervousness
panic stations
/pˈænɪk stˈeɪʃənz/
a sense of anxiety or urgency, because there is a lot that one must do quickly
to have ants in one's pants
/hæv ˈænts ɪn wˈʌnz pˈænts/
to have a hard time staying calm due to being extremely nervous or excited about something
to meet trouble halfway
/mˈiːt tɹˈʌbəl hˈæfweɪ/
to have a tendency to become worried over something that has not yet happened
hot to trot
/hˈɑːt tə tɹˈɑːt/
having a strong and urgent desire to do something
to go postal
/ɡˌoʊ pˈoʊstəl/
to behave in an angry, violent, or crazy way, particularly due to overwhelming stress
like a chicken with its head cut off
/lˈaɪk ɐ tʃˈɪkɪn wɪð ɪts hˈɛd kˈʌt ˈɔf/
used to describe someone who is extremely confused and excited
shiver / chill down / up one's spine
/ʃˈɪvɚɹ ɔːɹ tʃˈɪl dˌaʊn ɔːɹ ˌʌp wˈʌnz spˈaɪn/
a sudden physical reaction to a strong emotional experience, such as fear, excitement, or awe, typically characterized by a cold or trembling sensation running down the back
to come / fall apart at the seams
/kˈʌm fˈɔːl ɐpˈɑːɹt æt ðə sˈiːmz/
to experience a breakdown or failure due to overwhelming stress or pressure
in a stew
/ɪn ɐ stˈuː/
in a very troubled or nervous state
to have a cow
/hæv ɐ kˈaʊ/
to be really stressed, angry, or upset about something that has happened or is going to happen
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