get worked up over (something)

get worked up over (something)

To enter a state of mental or emotional agitation because of something. You're getting worked up over nothing—I'm sure the doctor will tell you it's nothing. Mom's getting really worked up over it—you better talk to her. The professor said she really needed to speak with me later, and now I'm getting all worked up over it. What if I'm failing the course?
See also: get, over, up, work
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