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    work up

    Is there any difference in meaning between the following two expressions.

    - Don't get worked up about what may or may nt happen tomorrow

    - Don't be worried about what may or may not happen tomorrow



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    Re: work up

    Is there any difference in meaning between the following two expressions.
    - Don't get worked up about what may or may not happen tomorrow
    - Don't be worried about what may or may not happen tomorrow


    Hi Paris. They have more or less the same meaning. Sometimes "worked up" might suggest something slightly stronger than merely "worried", maybe "agitated" or "distressed".

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