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    Hi

    I should be on tenterhooks, for I am still to be put to the test.

    --- Does it mean "because I'm going to be tested soon"?

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    Default Re: to be put to the test

    Quote Originally Posted by GUEST2008 View Post
    Hi

    I should be on tenterhooks, for I am still to be put to the test.

    --- Does it mean "because I'm going to be tested soon"?
    No context still?

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    Default Re: to be put to the test

    A lady and a man are talking with each other. It's a job interview. She's very nervous and he tells her that she shouldn't be.

    ‘I believe you are nervous,’ he said with a smile.
    ‘There is no need to be. I should be on tenterhooks, for I am still
    to be put to the test
    . I had a surprising number of applications, but there was something about your letter . . .’

    By the way, if a woman is called Miss X does it mean she's married or not?

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    Default Re: to be put to the test

    "She will be tested"?

    But the part "I should be on tenterhooks, for I am still to be put to the test" is said by a man, by an interviewer?

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    Default Re: to be put to the test

    Quote Originally Posted by GUEST2008 View Post
    "She will be tested"?

    But the part "I should be on tenterhooks, for I am still to be put to the test" is said by a man, by an interviewer?
    That's a mystery. Unless there's more context.

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