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on tenterhooks

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feeling or showing uncomfortable feelings of uncertainty
  • He's been on tenterhooks in anticipation of his acceptance letter.

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on-target

on tenterhooks

on the alert

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“On tenterhooks.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/on%20tenterhooks. Accessed 4 Oct. 2022.

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