#3 Colorful Croatian Expressions: Napet k’o puška


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Napet k’o puška

Literal translation: 

Tense as a shotgun.

The English equivalent is:

Like a coiled spring.

For example:

Otkad ima novog šefa, napet je k’o puška.


Since he has a new boss he is like a coiled spring.


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