climb the wall


climb the wall
be so bored that you become anxious and frustrated

She began to climb the wall after only a few days at her new job.


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  • climb the wall — {v. phr.}, {slang}, {informal} 1. To react to a challenging situation with too great an emotional response, frustration, tension, and anxiety. * /By the time I got the letter that I was hired, I was ready to climb the wall./ 2. To be so… …   Dictionary of American idioms

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