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Example Sentences for "uptight"

My cousin is uptight because he doesn't have a job, and he needs money to pay his mortgageStudents are usually uptight before a test.

My cousin is uptight because he doesn't have a job, and he needs money to pay his mortgage.

Why are you so uptight this evening? What's bothering you?

I can tell when he is uptight because he always gets really quiet, and turns red in the face.

My dad gets really uptight anytime I try to talk to him about learning how to drive.

We felt really uptight before the game, but then relaxed once we got on the field and started playing.

I felt a little uptight before our baby was born because I didn't know if I would make a good mother.

I felt a bit uptight before my first date with Anne, but she made me feel relaxed really quickly.

She hasn't talked to her dad about her problems at school yet because he's really uptight about his work these days and she doesn't want to bother him.

He's not a very good manager. He gets too uptight about everything so no one likes working under him.

We felt really uptight while we were looking for a used car because we were afraid of getting a bad deal.

You seem a little uptight about something. Is it anything I can help you with?

My boss is an uptight sort of person who doesn't really know how to relax.

Discussion question: What do you do to relax when you are feeling uptight?

Find someone who gets uptight before exams.


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