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uptight

mod. anxious. Dave always seems uptight about something.
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And they were given six months in jail, so the Victorian legal system was still uptight!
Bong Go at nalaman na hindi naman pala uptight ang ugali nito, makuwento at very lovable, parang sincere na sincere magsalita at direct to the point,' narrated Solis on her Instagram on Dec.
He said: "I genuinely don't get too uptight about what other managers think of us because I read a lot pre-match about budgets.
"We've all heard it for years, Utah is boring, Utahans are uptight...
IS it just me or do other readers get uptight when, for instance, the Highways Agency published (The Journal, March 8) a notice stating that speed restrictions on the A69 would be temporarily 50mph/40mph/10mph while maintenance works are carried out for approximately one year between the A1 Denton Burn interchange and the M6 motorway interchange junction 43 (Carlisle East) a distance of, approximately, 84 kilometres?
Uptight and in your face; coping with an anxious boss, parent, spouse, or lover.
For the uninitiated, it follows the lives of uptight Mark (David Mitchell) and aspiring musician Jez (Robert Webb) who, despite apparently having nothing in common, became mates at university and are still sharing a flat well into their thirties.
I ENJOY reading RA Vant's letters in the Examiner Mailbag, but why is he getting so uptight about letter writers not giving their full names?
He was upset, uptight, agitated." Full story: Page 4
The former Republic Of Ireland boss believes he will be no good to anyone - including his players - if he is uptight and agitated in the build-up to games.
When a case of suspected arson falls into his lap (along with the promise of a hefty pay check) and an uptight drop-dead-gorgeous lady lawyer attaches herself to him during the investigation, Boone is torn between a much-needed payday and a chance to experience a once-in-a-lifetime wave phenomenon that's heading toward Pacific Beach.
The Floor Seat is a free-standing chair configured specifically to enable children with physical challenges to sit uptight. Its design allows independent play and encourages proper posture.
There was no significant difference in the percentage reflux times between uptight and supine periods (perhaps because of the high use of anti-Trendelenburg's positioning of the bed in children with cerebral palsy), but compared with uptight periods, the percentage reflux time postprandially was significantly greater.
My father was very supportive of me as a musician, but any daddy is going to be a bit uptight with his little girl.
(Kobborg and Tsiskaridze played the role on subsequent nights.) His student, Gudrun Bojesen (from the Royal Danish Ballet), had a perky exuberance, and Deirdre Chapman (from The Royal Ballet) as the pianist/accomplice projected an uptight authority from her first stiff-legged walk.