Ants in Your Pants

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Intensively restless, extraordinary active

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  • It is obvious that if someone will have ants in his/her pants, it will become difficult for that person to sit comfortably. This idiom is used for those who always remain active and restless because it is their nature or habit. Hence ants symbolize this habit or activity of a person that urge them to be restless.     
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Maria does not sit comfortably. She must have ants in her pants.

Submitted on February 25, 2019

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