Highly strung

Do you know the English expression “to be highly strung”? Read the conversation below. Can you guess the meaning?

Lucy: You are so highly strung. Why don’t you relax a bit?

Martin: I can’t, I have my exam tomorrow!

Does it mean:

a) exciting

b) nervous and easily upset

c) crying

d) furious

The answer is below!

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Answer: b) nervous and easily upset