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On edge


Tense. ‘Edge’ refers to the fact that someone is close to the edge of erupting in anger. Near to a negative emotional display. (Compare to Go off half-cocked or High strung.) {see 50 Levels of Anger video}

“My neighbor’s car is very noisy so when he starts it up I puts me on edge.”

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