Значение идиомы on edge

[on edge] {adj. phr.} Excited or nervous; impatient.

Themagician kept the children on edge all through his show.

We wereall on edge as we listened to the TV for news of the electionresults.

Father was on edge after driving home through the heavyholiday traffic.

See: SET ONE’S TEETH ON EDGE. Contrast: AT EASE.


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