get (one's) knickers in a knot

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get (one's) knickers in a knot

To become overly upset or emotional over something, especially that which is trivial or unimportant. Primarily heard in UK. Ah, don't get your knickers in a knot, I'll have the car back by tomorrow morning! In my opinion, people are getting their knickers in a knot over this election.
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Now there are those who will argue that in these dark days of looming war we should be concerned with more weighty topics; that there are more important things to get your knickers in a knot about.