one's nerves are on edge

one's nerves are on edge
нервы не в порядке, нервы разгулялись

Her nerves had been on edge ever since the autumn over that wretched case... (J. Galsworthy, ‘The Silver Spoon’, part III, ch. XII) — С начала осени она нервничала из-за этого проклятого процесса...

Miranda: "...I haven't slept a wink all night and my nerves are on edge." (N. Coward, ‘Relative Values’, act III) — Миранда: "...Я всю ночь не сомкнула глаз, и нервы мои совсем сдали."

Only four days remained before the examination and i was overwrought, my nerves painfully on edge. (A. J. Cronin, ‘The Green Years’, book II, ch. 10) — До экзаменов оставалось всего четыре дня, я изнемогал, нервы у меня были напряжены до предела.


Большой англо-русский фразеологический словарь. - М.: «Русский язык-Медиа».. 2006.

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