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English idioms related to Feelings - Losing One's Temper

Explore English idioms that relate to losing one's temper with examples like "go ballistic" and "hot under the collar".

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English idioms related to Feelings
to throw a wobbly
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to get extremely angry, upset, or frustrated and behave in an uncontrolled manner
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to rant and rave
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to display one's anger or frustration by complaining or shouting, particularly for a while
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to scream blue murder
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to show one's disagreement, complaint, pain, or anger by shouting or screaming very loudly and in length
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a short fuse
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one's tendency to suddenly become enraged due to having low tolerance
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to go through the roof
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to become extremely angry, agitated, or upset
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worked up
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(of a person) very angry or upset about something unpleasant that has happened
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(as) red as a cherry
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used to refer to a situation in which one becomes extremely angry, causing one's face to turn red
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to make one's hackles rise
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to do something that makes someone become extremely angry
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to see red
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to suddenly become enraged and uncontrollably angry
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(as) mad as a hornet
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used to describe someone who suddenly becomes very angry and is unable to stay calm
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to fly off the handle
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to suddenly become angry
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to blow a fuse
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to suddenly lose one's temper and become extremely angry
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to foam at the mouth
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to become extremely furious about something
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hot under the collar
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extremely furious or upset
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fit to be tied
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(of a person) severely irritated or enraged
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to go ballistic
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to suddenly become extremely angry
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to do one's nut
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to become really angry in a way that causes one to act uncontrollably
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