on edge

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on edge(
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A phrase is a group of words commonly used together (e.g once upon a time).
phrase
1. (general)
a. nervioso
The sound of the gunshot set me on edge.El sonido del disparo me puso nervioso.
b. de los nervios
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
I've been on edge since I learned the news about the shipwreck.He estado de los nervios desde que me enteré de la noticia del naufragio.
c.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
Gretchen looked on edge when she came into the office.Gretchen parecía alterada cuando entró en la oficina.
My father is usually on edge when he's in big groups.Mi papá frecuentemente tiene los nervios de punta cuando está en grupos muy grandes.
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