knickers in a twist

Portuguese translation: "agitado", "perturbado", "contrariado"

13:21 Mar 26, 2000
English to Portuguese translations [PRO]
English term or phrase: knickers in a twist
This expression refers to a person in a novel.
Rodolfo
Portuguese translation:"agitado", "perturbado", "contrariado"
Explanation:
The phrase "to get one's knickers in a twist" means "to become anxious, agitated, upset". I don't know exactly the context in which you found it, but I hope it can help.
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Cecilia Bartalotti
Brazil
Local time: 02:33
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Thank you for your answer. The several meanings you gave were very useful.
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Summary of answers provided
naContrariado(a), confuso(a)
Lumen (X)
na"agitado", "perturbado", "contrariado"
Cecilia Bartalotti
nanervoso
aparecida


  

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19 mins
nervoso


Explanation:
nervoso, brabo, chateado

aparecida
PRO pts in pair: 4
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27 mins
"agitado", "perturbado", "contrariado"


Explanation:
The phrase "to get one's knickers in a twist" means "to become anxious, agitated, upset". I don't know exactly the context in which you found it, but I hope it can help.

Cecilia Bartalotti
Brazil
Local time: 02:33
Native speaker of: Native in PortuguesePortuguese
PRO pts in pair: 273
Grading comment
Thank you for your answer. The several meanings you gave were very useful.
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41 mins
Contrariado(a), confuso(a)


Explanation:
Esta expressão também pode significar "desorientado(a)". Tudo depende do contexto.

Lumen (X)
Brazil
Local time: 02:33
Native speaker of: Native in PortuguesePortuguese
PRO pts in pair: 693
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