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adjective frantic pronunciation in British English /ˈfræntɪk/
  1. done in a very urgent way

    frantic attempts to rescue people from the fire

    1. a.
      so worried or upset that you are not able to control your feelings

      By this time she'd been gone an hour and we were nearly frantic.

      Her parents are absolutely frantic with worry.

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 frantic pronunciation in British English /ˈfræntɪkli/  adverb

Everyone was frantically packing up their stuff.

sandwich generation

a generation … who are balancing working life with caring for both their teenage children and elderly parents

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