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25 / 09 / 2008

CLOTHING EXPRESSIONS-6: meaning and examples

Hello again everyone.

Today we finish our look at English expressions that use clothing. Today we will look at a very informal slang expression with the word knickers (bragas). (In American English, it's more common to use the word panties or women's underwear to refer to bragas.)

Today's expression is: to get your knickers in a twist

Meaning: to become angry, confused or upset.

Example 1
Sarah: John...John...I want to invade Russia if we win the election!
John: Okay, okay...don't get your knickers in a twist. Let's worry about winning the election first!

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