blow a fuse / gasket

blow a fuse / gasket
Vrb phrs. To be very angry.

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  • blow a fuse — blow a fuse/gasket informal to become very angry and shout or behave in a violent way. Jim ll blow a fuse if he finds you here. When her husband realised how much she d spent he blew a gasket …   New idioms dictionary

  • blow a fuse — or[blow a gasket] or[blow one s top] or[blow one s stack] {v. phr.}, {slang} To become extremely angry; express rage in hot words. * /When Mr. McCarthy s son got married against his wishes, he blew a fuse./ * /When the umpire called Joe out at… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • blow a fuse — or[blow a gasket] or[blow one s top] or[blow one s stack] {v. phr.}, {slang} To become extremely angry; express rage in hot words. * /When Mr. McCarthy s son got married against his wishes, he blew a fuse./ * /When the umpire called Joe out at… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • blow a fuse (or gasket) — informal lose one s temper. → blow …   English new terms dictionary

  • blow\ a\ fuse — • blow a fuse • blow a gasket • blow one s stack v. phr. slang To become extremely angry; express rage in hot words. When Mr. McCarthy s son got married against his wishes, he blew a fuse. When the umpire called Joe out at first, Joe blew his top …   Словарь американских идиом

  • blow a fuse — ► blow a fuse (or gasket) informal lose one s temper. Main Entry: ↑blow …   English terms dictionary

  • blow a fuse — AND blow one’s fuse; blow a gasket; blow one’s cork; blow one’s lid; blow one’s top; blow one’s stack v. to explode with anger; to lose one’s temper. □ Come on, don’t blow a fuse. □ Go ahead, blow a gasket! What good will that do? …   Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

  • blow a fuse — verb a) To cause fuse (or circuit breaker) to sacrifice itself by overloading the circuit it protects. When he learned that his daughter had eloped, he blew a fuse. b) To lose ones temper; to become enraged. Syn: blow a gasket …   Wiktionary

  • blow a gasket — blow a fuse/gasket informal to become very angry and shout or behave in a violent way. Jim ll blow a fuse if he finds you here. When her husband realised how much she d spent he blew a gasket …   New idioms dictionary

  • blow — blow1 W3S2 [bləu US blou] v past tense blew [blu:] past participle blown [ US bloun] ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(wind moving)¦ 2¦(wind moving something)¦ 3¦(air from your mouth)¦ 4¦(make a noise)¦ 5¦(violence)¦ 6¦(lose an opportunity)¦ 7¦(waste money)¦ …   Dictionary of contemporary English

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