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Idioms for tenterhook
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Example sentences from the Web for tenterhooks
Not to say Riva, the veteran screen star, is on tenterhooks.Oscar’s 85-Year-Old Darling: A Talk With Emmanuelle Riva of ‘Amour’|Tracy McNicoll|February 15, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Every attorney at his firm is hanging on tenterhooks waiting for the bonus announcements.The D.C. Sex Blogger on How She Went From Slut to Housewife|Jessica Cutler|December 10, 2008|DAILY BEAST
As for Halstead, though he remained outwardly cool and collected, these were days when he secretly lived on tenterhooks.The Motor Boat Club in Florida|H. Irving Hancock
I waited on tenterhooks; then I could bear the suspense no longer.'Chatterbox, 1906|Various
He took a pinch of snuff, he blew his nose with stately deliberation—all in order to keep the petitioner waiting on tenterhooks.Petticoat Rule|Emmuska Orczy, Baroness Orczy
She felt restless during that week—on tenterhooks to know if she should see the Duke; hot and cold as she went into a room.The Career of Katherine Bush|Elinor Glyn
It is the profound intuition of the truth that keeps me on tenterhooks.The Crystal Stopper|Maurice LeBlanc
British Dictionary definitions for tenterhooks
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see on tenterhooks.