bare (one's) teeth

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bare (one's) teeth

To display an angry, violent, and/or threatening reaction to or against something or someone, as does a dog or wolf when threatened. I will bare my teeth to anyone who tries to take away my land. We seemed to be getting along just fine, but she suddenly bared her teeth when I brought up religion.
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Tessa Jowell didn't bare her teeth in her report on the BBC's future (2.
If you bolt too abruptly, you're worried Amber will bare her teeth and turn her grrrls loose on you.