FEAR AND FRUSTRATION kitten-440379 - Coggle Diagram
FEAR AND FRUSTRATION
AT THE END OF YOUR TETHER=to be so worried, tired etc that you feel you can no longer deal with a difficult or upsetting situation
I had no money, my husband was sick, and I couldn't get a job. I was at the end of my tether.
A BUNDLE OF NERVES=комок нервов.
Harry was a bundle of nerves the whole time his wife was in the hospital.
FRIGHTEN THE LIFE OUT OF SOMEONE/SCARE THE LIFE OUT OF SOMEONE=НАПУГАТЬ КОГО-ТО ДО СМЕРТИ
Don’t do that! You scared the life out of me!
GET COLD FEET/HAVE COLD FEET
He gets cold feet and phones his bank manager asking him to stop the cheque.
They later got cold feet and canceled the order.
NOT GET A WORD IN EDGEWAYS=НЕ УСПЕВАЕТ ВСТАВИТЬ НИ СЛОВА
Let someone else get a word in edgeways..
GIVE SOMEONE THE CREEPS
I hate being left alone in the office with Graham - he gives me the creeps.
THE LAST STRAW/THE FINAL STRAW
Making me work late on Friday was the last straw.
The new rules should help cut the red tape for farmers.
But red tape is not the only or even the main problem.
SCARE SOMEONE OUT OF THEIR WITS=НАПУГАТЬ ДО ПОЛУСМЕРТИ
t's a wonder the coyotes didn't scare him to death.
UNTIL YOU ARE BLUE IN THE FACE=до посинения
The divers searched the lake until you're blue in the face.