Upset

put your foot in it

Meaning: say something (by mistake) that upsets, humiliates, or embarrasses someone

Example: Carla put her foot right in it when she congratulated her neighbour on being pregnant. It turns out she's not expecting but had just put on weight. Read on

mad at

Meaning: to be angry at a person or situation

Example: I am so mad at Jane because she broke my favourite pair of earrings. I told her not to borrow my things. Read on

get your goat

Meaning: irritate somebody

Example: She got my goat the moment she said my mother was no good at parenting. Read on

in a huff

Meaning: to be upset or angry about something

Example: June was very upset because her mother would not buy her a new pair of shoes, so she stormed out of the room in a huff. Read on

cry over spilt milk

Meaning: to be upset about things that have already been done

Example: While its sad that the results have not been as good as you expected, you should now focus on moving ahead and achieving better results next time; there is no use crying over spilt milk. Read on

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pass on the baton

pass on the baton Meaning: give responsibility for something important to another person. Example: The governor of the State Bank of India resigns this month, passing on the … Read on

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