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blow (one's) cork

To react furiously and/or violently, to the point of losing control of one's behavior. Mom totally blew her cork when I told her I had failed math. Don't blow your cork, it's just a tiny scratch on the car.
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blow one’s cork

verb
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Woodlock revealed Tipp were determined to blow Cork away in the key midfield battle.
EVIDENCE The feeling that hung in the air throughout the week that Kilkenny would be all out to blow Cork off the pitch was certainly in evidence, even if manager Brian Cody denied it afterwards.
CROCKED City new boy Stephen O'Donnell; BLOW Cork boss Doolin
If they play anything like they did against Tipperary in that semi-final replay three weeks ago they'll blow Cork out of the water.