worked up here confuse me...what does the main meaning of that word?
Paul struggled with himself, looked in the direction of his
feet and replied, "Sir, after I saw that you had spotted me cheat-
ing, I just went to pieces, I couldn't concentrate on anything,
Honest, this is the first time I've ever cheated at the university. I
desperately wanted an A, so 1 (worked up)a little pony to use,