keep (you) on the edge of (your) seat


keep (you) on the edge of (your) seat
keep (you) on the edge of (your) seat to make you very excited or nervous because of uncertainty.

It was one of those movies that was so suspenseful, it kept you on the edge of your seat right through to the end.


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  • on the edge of your chair — on the edge of your seat/chair/ phrase very excited and interested in something because you want to know what happens next This film will keep you on the edge of your seat. Thesaurus: feeling interested and excitedsynonym Main entry: edge …   Useful english dictionary

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