A: You look so pale, Jean, What's the matter?
B: I didn't sleep well yesterday night.
A: Something wrong? Can you tell me?
B: Just because the exam results are going to arrive this morning. I was on tenterhooks all the night thinking about them.
A: Take it easy, OK? I believe you will have a good result, to be coufident!
B: Thanks a lot.
on the tenterhooks：焦虑不安，坐如针毡
e.g. The president, being told of the strong earthquake in his country, was on tenterhooks every minute.
e.g. The students are on tenterhooks to hear the result of the examination.
e.g. The mother was not on tenterhooks until her little Laura came back.
e.g The author keeps the reader on tenterhooks till the last chapter.
1. all the night：整个晚上
e.g. The old woman bled all the night,for his son had left home without saying a word.
e.g. Sighing and groaning as they discussed ways and means, they hardly slept all the night.
2. think about：想到，念到
e.g. Even now when I think about it I feel pain in my heart.
e.g. The plight of starving people is too awful to think about.
3. take it easy：放松，放宽心
e.g. He was going to take it easy when he got back.
e.g. All a man got to do is to take it easy and he'll enjoy himself.
译：The examination results arrives.
译：You have a good results of the examination.