hot\ and\ bothered

adj informal
Excited and worried, displeased, or puzzled. - a hackneyed phrase.

Fritz got all hot and bothered when he failed in the test.

Leona was all hot and bothered when her escort was late in coming for her.

Jerry was hot and bothered about his invention when he couldn't get it to work.

It is a small matter; don't get so hot and bothered.


Словарь американских идиом. — СПб., Изд-во "Лань". . 1997.

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