be on edge

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be on edge

To be anxious and tense. A: "Why is Carrie pacing?" B: "She's waiting for the doctor to call with her test results, so she's been on edge all day."
See also: edge, on

be on edge

to be nervous or worried about something The players were all a little on edge before the big game.
See also: edge, on