anxious seat

anx′ious seat`


n.
1. Also called anx′ious bench`. mourners' bench.
2. a state of anxiety caused esp. by uncertainty over an outcome.
Translations

anxious seat

n (US Rel) → Sünderbank f; to be on the anxious seat (fig)wie auf (glühenden) Kohlen sitzen, Blut und Wasser schwitzen