fly\ into\ a\ temper

fly\ into\ a\ temper
• fly into a rage
• fly into a temper
v. phr.
To become very angry.

By the time we mention the name of her ex-husband, she flies into a rage.


Словарь американских идиом. — СПб., Изд-во "Лань". . 1997.

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