be on one's toes: to keep that that someone is ready for anything that might happen back-to-back: one after the other drive someone nuts: make someone crazy chomp dpwn: to bite food loudly stockbroker: someone whose job is to buy and sel stocks, bonds etc. for other people nerve-racking(nerve-wracking): a nerve-racking situation makes you feel very nervous or worried: get a kick out of: to enjoy doing something very much frantic: extremely hurried and using a lot of energy, but not very organized power breakfast: a meeting of influential people to conduct business while eating breakfast laid-down: relaxed tuck away: eat up; usually refers to a considerable quantity of food; "My son tucked in a whole pizza"
Hope for the best. Expect the worst. Life is a play. We're un-rehearsed. - Mel Brooks (U.S. film maker, comedian, 1926 -)