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如坐针毡
Simplified 如坐针毡
Traditional 如坐鍼氈
Pin Yin
ru2 zuo4 zhen1 zhan1
English
  • be on thorns; feel as if sitting on a bed with needles; lie on a bed of thorns
  • on pins and needles
Examples:
1. 如坐针毡; 焦虑不安
Be [sit, stand, walk] on [upon] thorns
2. 德尔金坐在那里如坐针毡,他是聪明人,所以,一声不吭。
Durkin sat there embarrassed, too wise to say anything.
3. 对邓夫妇来说,这一天真是度日如年、如坐针毡
For the Dengs the long day was ruled by uncertainty.
4. 如坐针毡
He is on pins and needles.
5. 他当时如坐针毡,焦急地等待着你。
He was then sitting on thorns and waiting for you.
6. 从此跟他在一起就如坐针毡
It had been intolerable to be with him since then.
7. 他们这样原谅他反而使他如坐针毡
Their forgiveness made a loud noise in his ears.
8. 这件事非得解决不可,她心痒痒地要来试一下,简直如坐针毡
There stirred in her a tortuous impulse to push the matter toward decision.
9. 他们如坐针毡般地等待足球比分。
They waited on pins and needles for the football scores.