bundle of nerves

Bundle of nerves
Someone who is a bundle of nerves is very worried or nervous.

The small dictionary of idiomes. 2014.

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  • bundle of nerves —    Someone who is a bundle of nerves is very worried or nervous.   (Dorking School Dictionary)    ***    If you describe someone as a bundle of nerves, you mean that they are very nervous, tense or worried.     My son is doing his driving test… …   English Idioms & idiomatic expressions

  • bundle of nerves — noun a) A person with an especially nervous, excitable, or fearful disposition. Being in point of fact a complete bundle of nerves and nothing else, his thin figure shook like a harp string in painful excitement at a contretemps which would… …   Wiktionary

  • bundle of nerves — a person who is extremely nervous. [1935 40] * * * bundle of nerves see under ↑nerve • • • Main Entry: ↑bundle bundle of nerves (informal) A very timid, anxious person • • • Main Entry: ↑nerve …   Useful english dictionary

  • bundle of nerves — n. a very nervous person. □ I’m just a bundle of nerves. I wish this were over. □ Paul’s been a bundle of nerves ever since his wreck …   Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

  • bundle of nerves — See a bundle of nerves …   English idioms

  • bundle of nerves — a person who is extremely nervous. [1935 40] * * * …   Universalium

  • bundle of nerves — very nervous person, anxious person …   English contemporary dictionary

  • a bag/bundle of nerves — informal : an extremely nervous person He was a bundle of nerves before his speech. • • • Main Entry: ↑nerve …   Useful english dictionary

  • a bundle of nerves — a very nervous person; uptight person    May has so many problems she s just a bundle of nerves …   English idioms

  • be a bundle of nerves — British, American & Australian, informal, British, informal to be very nervous. You should have seen me before the interview. I was a bundle of nerves …   New idioms dictionary

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