Synonyms of pin in English:
on pins and needles
- I'll be on pins and needles till they get herein suspense, waiting with bated breath;anxious, nervous, apprehensive, worried, worried sick, on edge, edgy, tense, strained, stressed, agitated, in a state of nerves, in a state of agitation, fretful, restless, worked up, keyed up, overwrought, wrought up, strung out, jumpy, with one's stomach in knots, with one's heart in one's mouth, like a cat on a hot tin roof, fidgety;British nervyinformal with butterflies in one's stomach, jittery, twitchy, in a state, uptight, wired, in a stew, in a dither, all of a dither, in a sweat, in a flap, in a tizz/tizzy, all of a lather, het up, in a twitter, waiting for the axe to fallNorth American informal spooky, squirrelly, in a twitAustralian/New Zealand informal toeyBritish vulgar slang shitting bricks, bricking oneselfdated overstrung
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pin someone/something down
- 3 it evoked some distant memory but he couldn't quite pin it downdefine, put one's finger on, put into words, put words to, express in words, express, designate, name, specify, identify, pinpoint, place, home in on
pin something on
pin one's hopes/faith on
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