Definition of 'nail-biting'
Example sentences containing 'nail-biting'
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The plot twists and turns on the way to a nail-biting finale. The Sun (2015)It was your first innings declaration while pushing for a victory that set up the nail-biting finish. Times, Sunday Times (2006)If his voice fails it could be a nail-biting finish. The Sun (2009)But for all the overblown peril, the attempt at a nail-biting climax is wholly unconvincing. Times, Sunday Times (2013)A funny and moving look at class, friendship and finding your own voice that builds to a nail-biting climax. Times, Sunday Times (2011)
Definition of nail-biting from the Collins English Dictionary
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