Idiom: on edge
Idiom: on edge
- nervous, worried or agitated
- He's on edge because his daughter was supposed to be at home two hours ago.
- I hate going to my sister's house. She's always on edge about something.
- I was on edge all week waiting to see if I'd get called back for a second job interview.
- I’m feeling on edge these days because there were rumors that there may be some layoffs at my company at the end of the month.
- Is everything OK? You seem really on edge these days.
- I’ve been on edge ever since the doctor said I need to watch my blood pressure very carefully.
- Our team is really on edge ever since we learned our coach might be resigning.
- It’s hard not to be on edge when the Supreme Court is becoming radically more conservative.
- If you stop doing cocaine I promise you won’t be so on edge all the time.
- My doctor recommended that I take an antidepressant because I’m so on edge and filled with anxiety.
- I’ve been on edge since my daughter went off to college because she’s never been away from home before and now she’s 1000 miles away.
- a nervous wreck
- wound up
- keyed up
- a bundle of nerves
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