be a bundle of nerves

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be a bundle of nerves

To be very nervous, anxious, or uneasy. I was a bundle of nerves before the driving test started. She was a bundle of nerves as she took the stage to sing.
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"Maradona was a bundle of nerves before the match, hugging some of the players as if someone in their family had just died.
LONE Scot Craig Matheson admitted he was a bundle of nerves on the opening day of the PGA Cup at The Carrick.
Russell had spotted Bott was a bundle of nerves earlier in the round and said: "Dominic was so nervous.