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Idiom
blow one's stack
blow a gasket
blow a fuse
fly off the handle
 
 
Meaning
become very cross or angry
 
 
Usage
It was only a suggestion, there's no need to blow your stack.
 
 
Usage
The official flew off the handle, delivering a very animated and stern reprimand.
 
 
Story
The Chinese expression 大发雷霆 literally means shouting as loudly as a thunder and comes from 《初刻拍案惊奇》 written by Ling Mengchu in the Ming Dynasty.
 
 
Story
A gasket is used to seal an engine piston and it blows (breaks) when the pressure is too high.
 
 
Story
An electric fuse will blow (melt) when the circuit is overloaded.
 
 
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