Recent Examples of pins and needles from the Web
The Little Mermaid collab is good news for anyone who's been waiting on pins and needles for a live-action remake of the film — which doesn't look like will be happening any time soon.
The women's team sprint was coming down to a sprint finish for the gold medal Wednesday at the Winter Olympics, and like so many Alaskans who were watching with bated breath, Kikkan Randall was on pins and needles.
She and daughter-vocalist-trumpet player Susan Lankin-Watts appeared at public and private events, often with a Philadelphia band called Fabulous Shpielkes, the Yiddish word for the feeling of pins and needles.
The first time Tom came to the base, which also was their first meeting, David was on pins and needles, wanting to be sure everything would be suitably impressive.
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PINS AND NEEDLES Defined for English Language Learners
pins and needles
Definition of pins and needles for English Language Learners
: the unpleasant tingling feeling in a part of your body (such as your arm or leg) as it becomes numb or recovers from being numb
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