get ants in the/(one's) pants(redirected from gotten ants in someone's pants)
get ants in the/(one's) pants
To become unable to sit still, due to anxiety, excess energy, or impatience. The kids usually get ants in the pants today around this time of day, so I'm going to take them to the playground. A: "Why is Carrie pacing around the office?" B: "She's waiting for her doctor to call, so she's got ants in her pants."
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