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如坐针毯
Simplified 如坐针毯
Traditional 如坐鍼毯
Pin Yin
ru2 zuo4 zhen1 tan3
English
  • [Law] sit on thorns
Examples:
1. 蔑克如坐针毯似的,在椅子里身子向前倾图,用一种歇斯底里病者似的神气向她注视着,他究竟是由于虚荣心而期望着她说“是”呢,不是惊悸着她真的说了出来?谁能知道?
Mick sat on tenterhooks, leaning forward in his chair, glaring at her almost hysterically: and whether he was more anxious out of vanity for her to say Yes! or whether he was more panic-stricken for fear she should say Yes!---who can tell?