German translation of 'tenterhooks'
- to be on tenterhooks
wie auf glühenden Kohlen sitzen (inf)
⇒ to keep sb on tenterhooks
jdn zappeln lassen
Example Sentences Including 'tenterhooks'
Elizabeth had the knack of keeping her admirers on tenterhooks , as Crook well knew.Stage Fright
For the remainder of their stay in Vienna, Bettina was on tenterhooks.Dreams of Innocence
Presumably on tenterhooks for the return of their lords and masters.Night Sisters
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Translation of tenterhooks from the Collins English to German Dictionary