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Would you tell me whether there is in the following sentences a proper usage of different collocations of “tetchy”?
The Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) doesn't meet often, but it's picked a tetchy time to do so.
tetchy = irritably or peevishly sensitive ; touchy
tetchy time = delicate/ ticklish/ difficult time
I was a little tetchy under your bantering.
This is a tetchy subject indeed.
a tetchy subject = a knotty/ burning question = a ticklish point
A suggestion for those of you with tetchy horses - try cold hosing the leg for 10 - 15 minutes prior to treating it.
tetchy horse = self-willed / wilful horse
Thanks for your efforts.