Like a cat on hot bricks.

Like a cat on hot bricks.
<03> Словно кошка на горячих кирпичах. Ср. Сидеть, как на иголках.

Англо-русский словарь цитат, пословиц, поговорок и идиом. . 2011.

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  • like a cat on hot bricks — ● cat * * * like a ˌcat on hot ˈbricks f9 idiom (BrE) very nervous • She was like a cat on hot bricks before her driving test. Main entry: ↑cat …   Useful english dictionary

  • like a cat on hot bricks — If someone is like a cat on hot bricks, they are very nervous or excited …   The small dictionary of idiomes

  • like a cat on hot bricks —    If someone is like a cat on hot bricks, they are very nervous or excited.   (Dorking School Dictionary)    ***    A person who is like a cat on hot bricks is very nervous or restless.     The week before the results were published, she was… …   English Idioms & idiomatic expressions

  • like a cat on hot bricks — ► like a cat on a hot tin roof (Brit. also on hot bricks) informal very agitated or anxious. Main Entry: ↑cat …   English terms dictionary

  • Like a cat on hot bricks — in a state of extreme agitation …   Dictionary of Australian slang

  • like a cat on hot bricks — Australian Slang in a state of extreme agitation …   English dialects glossary

  • like a cat on hot bricks — adj. restless; skittish; agitated and nervous and unable to remain still …   English contemporary dictionary

  • cat on hot bricks, like a —  In a state of nervous tension …   A concise dictionary of English slang

  • like a cat on a hot tin roof (Brit. also on hot bricks) — informal very agitated or anxious. → cat …   English new terms dictionary

  • like a cat on a hot tin roof — ► like a cat on a hot tin roof (Brit. also on hot bricks) informal very agitated or anxious. Main Entry: ↑cat …   English terms dictionary

  • cat — ► NOUN 1) a small domesticated carnivorous mammal with soft fur, a short snout, and retractile claws. 2) a wild animal resembling this, in particular a lion, tiger, or other member of the cat family. 3) informal a malicious or spiteful woman. ●… …   English terms dictionary


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