Example sentences for: jitters

How can you use “jitters” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • But in her fiction, Didion gets the jitters at the mere thought of spinning out a tale.

  • The Times of London's Middle East correspondent, Christopher Walker, reported Friday from Jordan that "public jitters could turn to panic despite efforts by palace officials to convey the impression of a smooth transfer of power to the new Crown Prince," Hussein's 37-year-old son and heir, Prince Abdullah.

  • The list includes: When the financial markets yawn in the face of bad news, when yields on emerging market bonds go down, when inflation jitters return, when commodity prices rise, when emerging nations start importing more, and when Japan's economy starts to expand again.

  • USA Today and the Washington Post lead with the Dow plunge on jitters about the spread of the Asian economic crisis.

  • The thought that Johns' Flag, which seems so sweet and inoffensive in comparison with the art that causes controversy today, would give anyone political jitters seems a commentary on the oppressiveness of early Cold War America.


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