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Thread: Phrases

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    What is the meaning of the phrase "knickers in a knot?"

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    Re: Phrases

    Welcome to the forums!

    Don't get so worked up/agitated about something.

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    Re: Phrases

    Sounds interesting.

    Anglika, could you please also provide an example? In which situation do you use this expression?


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    She really got her knickers in a twist over the missing money

    Hey! Don't get your knickers in a twist! It isn't the end of the world if we don't catch the train.

    [There are various forms of this idiom and I've used one of the others here!]

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