get the wind up

get the wind up
или have the wind up
   paзг.
   иcпугaтьcя, cтpуcить, cтpуxнуть, пepeпoлoшитьcя
    'I'll tell Father Joseph how you came trying to blacken the name of a poor little innocent child.' 'I didn't do anything of the sort...' 'Now you've got the wind up, you're trying to eat your words.' (J. Lindsay)

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  • get the wind of — To get on the windward side of • • • Main Entry: ↑wind …   Useful english dictionary

  • get the wind up — informal phrase to become nervous or frightened When he saw his opponent he got the wind up. Thesaurus: to be, or to become afraid or frightenedsynonym to worry or feel nervous about somethingsynonym Main entry …   Useful english dictionary

  • get the wind up — get/put the wind up (someone) British & Australian, informal to make someone feel anxious about their situation. Say you ll take him to court if he doesn t pay up that should put the wind up him …   New idioms dictionary

  • get the wind up — verb To become frightened or disturbed. See Also: have the wind up, put the wind up …   Wiktionary

  • get the wind up — informal to become nervous or frightened When he saw his opponent he got the wind up …   English dictionary

  • get the wind up someone — get/put the wind up (someone) British & Australian, informal to make someone feel anxious about their situation. Say you ll take him to court if he doesn t pay up that should put the wind up him …   New idioms dictionary

  • get the wind up (about something) — get/have the ˈwind up (about sth) idiom (informal) to become/be frightened about sth Main entry: ↑windidiom …   Useful english dictionary

  • Get the wind up — become anxious …   Dictionary of Australian slang

  • get the wind up — Australian Slang become anxious …   English dialects glossary

  • get the wind up — be in a hurry; become angry …   English contemporary dictionary

  • get the breeze up — To get the wind up (see ↑wind1) • • • Main Entry: ↑breeze …   Useful english dictionary


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