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fever pitch Line breaks: fever pitch

Definition of fever pitch in English:


[mass noun]
A state of extreme excitement: the football crowd was at fever pitch [in singular]: a fever pitch of nervous excitement
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  • Excitement was at fever pitch for the final divisional game against St. John's (Belfast).
  • Excitement reached fever pitch when Tony Convery was yellow carded and Antrim had used up their 6 subs with ten minutes still to go.
  • Excitement reached fever pitch as Santa took centre stage on Saturday in the company of a group of delighted and excited children.
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