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English idioms related to Feelings - Anticipation

Discover how English idioms like "come apart at the seams" and "on pins and needles" relate to anticipation in English.

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English idioms related to Feelings
fever pitch
[noun]
a state characterized by great excitement or agitation
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to get one's pulse racing
[phrase]
to make someone extremely excited
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like there's no time tomorrow
[phrase]
in a way one desires without being concerned about the future
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to pull one's hair out
[phrase]
to demonstrate signs of anxiousness, anger, or frustration in difficult situations
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on pins and needles
[phrase]
in a very nervous or excited state because of something that is going to happen
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like a cat on a hot tin roof
[phrase]
used to describe someone who is in a very agitated state of mind
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to have butterflies in one's stomach
[phrase]
to be really excited or nervous about what is going to happen
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one's heart in one's mouth
[phrase]
an intense feeling of suspense, fear, or nervousness
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panic stations
[noun]
a sense of anxiety or urgency, because there is a lot that one must do quickly
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to have ants in one's pants
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to have a hard time staying calm due to being extremely nervous or excited about something
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to meet trouble halfway
[phrase]
to have a tendency to become worried over something that has not yet happened
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hot to trot
[phrase]
having a strong and urgent desire to do something
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to go postal
[phrase]
to behave in an angry, violent, or crazy way, particularly due to overwhelming stress
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like a chicken with its head cut off
[phrase]
used to describe someone who is extremely confused and excited
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shiver down one's spine
[phrase]
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
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to come apart at the seams
[phrase]
to experience a breakdown or failure due to overwhelming stress or pressure
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in a stew
[phrase]
in a very troubled or nervous state
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to have a cow
[phrase]
to be really stressed, angry, or upset about something that has happened or is going to happen
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