be on edge

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be on edge(
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An intransitive verb phrase is a phrase that combines a verb with a preposition or other particle and does not require a direct object (e.g. Everybody please stand up.).
intransitive verb phrase
1. (general)
a. estar nervioso
Josefina has been on edge walking at night since she was robbed.Josefina ha estado nerviosa al caminar en la noche desde que la robaron.
b. tener los nervios de punta
When we came out of the theater, we were on edge.Cuando salimos del cine, teníamos los nervios de punta.
c. estar de los nervios
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
I'm on edge because I had the interview over a week ago and they still haven't called me.Estoy de los nervios porque tuve la entrevista hace más de una semana y todavía no me han llamado.
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