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14:59 Dec 14, 2010
English to English translations [Non-PRO] Social Sciences - General / Conversation / Greetings / Letters
English term or phrase:wind up
'Didn't mean to Put Your wind up,' the Brit said mildly.
'I am praying, sir,' the Brit said, 'that the pilot's cap I noticed in one of the first-class seats belongs to you.'
Brian was standing in front of the locked door, head down, thinking furiously. When the Brit spoke up behind him, he jerked in surprise and whirled on his heels.
'Didn't mean to Put Your wind up,' the Brit said mildly. 'I'm Nick Hopewell.' He stuck out his hand.
Brian shook it.
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7 mins confidence: peer agreement (net): +8
Explanation: Didn't mean to alarm you
"Didn't mean to put the wind up you" is a more common way of putting it.
Jack Doughty United Kingdom Local time: 14:06 Native speaker of: English PRO pts in category: 366
I think ,it might be scaring or frightening someone who was doing something and I interrupted and little bit disturbed not on purpose.