mad enough to chew nails

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mad enough to chew nails (and spit rivets)

 and angry enough to chew nails; mad enough to spit nails
Inf. Fig. very angry, as if to be able to bite through metal nails. I am mad enough to chew nails! Who took my checkbook? Her sudden tirade made him angry enough to chew nails. He stomped in, mad enough to chew nails and spit rivets.
See also: chew, enough, mad, nail
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People are fed up and angry enough to chew nails so please stop these diplomacies and dual personality's actions as enough is enough because if it's not stopped then I agree with Abdullah Dayo that a revolution is coming.