on the edge of (one's) chair

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on the edge of (one's) chair

Excited, nervous, or filled with suspense while one waits to see what happens next. Typically said of those viewing a movie or TV show. The image is that of one literally sitting on the front of their chair because they are unable to sit back and relax. More commonly seen as "on the edge of (one's) seat." It's not going to win any Oscars, but the film certainly kept us on the edge of our chairs from start to finish. Her character is so deliciously sinister and conniving that I was always on the edge of my chair to see what she would do next.
See also: chair, edge, of, on

on the ˌedge of your ˈseat/ˈchair

very excited and giving your full attention to something: The film was so exciting it had me on the edge of my seat right until the last moment.
See also: chair, edge, of, on, seat