1‘he was hassled and rushed off his feet’
harassed, stressed, stressed out, harried, frayed, hard-pressed, agitated, flustered, beleaguered, hounded, plagued, bothered, troubled, distressed, beset, hag-ridden, tormented
under stress, under pressure, at the end of one's tether, with one's back up against the wall
North American at the end of one's rope
up against it, in a state, hot and bothered
British under the cosh, stressy
We take a look at several popular, though confusing, punctuation marks.