keep (one) on the edge of (one's) chair

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keep (one) on the edge of (one's) chair

To make someone (especially a member of an audience) feel very excited, nervous, or filled with suspense while they wait to see what happens next. (Most often said of films.) It's not going to win any Oscars, but the film certainly kept us on the edge of our seats the entire time! Her character is so sinister and conniving that she keeps you on the edge of your seat whenever she's on screen.
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