Meaning: to self-reference someone who is in a bad mood and ready to fight.
Example: During the invasion, the soldiers were full of piss and vinegar, and therefore they went straight into the front lines. Read on
Meaning: to get angry quickly.
Example: He has a short fuse. He loses his temper for things that don't provoke others to high levels of angry emotion. Read on
Meaning: to become angry.
Example: John's flight was canceled, and he got bent out of shape. Read on
Meaning: to have ill feelings towards someone
Example: The villagers say the arson attack may have been the result of bad blood between the two families. Read on
Meaning: become very angry or act crazy
Example: She'll go bananas if she sees the house in this (dirty) condition. Read on
Meaning: experience sudden anger
Example: Jake's parents are going to hit the roof when they see the damage he's done to their car. Read on
Meaning: out of favour
Example: Maria remains in his bad books after the argument between both. Read on
Meaning: To lose one's temper and get angry for seemingly no reason (does not usually refer to situations that would warrant an emotional response).
Example: I was so happy to find a parking spot and get out of the store when Jim came flying off the handle and yelled at me in front of everyone in line. Read on
Meaning: to threaten someone, but not take action or follow through with threats
Example: "I haven't finished my maths homework. You know what Mr Peterson is like, he'll shout so loud they will hear him in the next town."
"Yes, but barking dogs seldom bite. It's just his way." Read on
Meaning: to be angry, irritable or in a temper
Example: Geoff was in one of his black moods today, and no amount of cajoling could snap him out of it. Read on
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Meaning: progress very quickly
Example: Regan's reading skills are coming on in leaps and bounds with the new teacher. Read on
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