make (one's) blood boil

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make (one's) blood boil

To cause one to feel extremely angry. The fact that he embezzled money from the company for years just makes my blood boil.
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make someone's blood boil

Fig. to make someone very angry. It just makes my blood boil to think of the amount of food that gets wasted around here. Whenever I think of that dishonest mess, it makes my blood boil.
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make one's blood boil

Enrage one, as in Whenever Jim criticizes his father, it makes my blood boil. Although this term did not appear in print until 1848, the term the blood boils, meaning "one gets angry," dates from the 1600s.
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make your blood boil

COMMON If something makes your blood boil, it makes you very angry. This statement is untrue and makes my blood boil. It makes my blood boil. He doesn't like the players yet he's always trying to interfere. Note: You can also simply say that your blood boils, meaning you are very angry. My blood boiled, but I tried to answer as simply and directly as possible. Note: In medieval times, some people believed that certain emotions changed the temperature of the blood.
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make your blood boil

infuriate you.
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make somebody’s ˈblood boil

make somebody very angry: Seeing him beating that little dog made my blood boil.
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References in classic literature ?
The hypocritical smugness of the English makes my blood boil.
You might be right," said Rattray, "but it makes my blood boil to hear such a story.
The thought of being told what to do by the unelected nasty piece of work Juncker and the other cronies makes my blood boil, all I can say is don't forget 1914 and 1939 when they wanted to rule Europe because that's the way it could happen and all our rights gone.
IT makes my blood boil to hear Tony Blair commenting on the qualities, or lack of them, of the potential Labour leaders.
Barb Stew This truly makes my blood boil Deborah Stevens They need to move them on, I need to send my son to school - he's been off for seven long weeks already
He makes my blood boil when he and his DWP workers have caused more suffering, cruelty and deaths in the UK to the sick and disabled than any terrorist group.
Being a strong Labour Party member who always believed Labour was for the working class and their families, when reading about the cuts they propose to make to nurseries, play centres, day centres, libraries and other frontline services, it makes my blood boil.
IT REALLY makes my blood boil when you see so-called pundits writing in the papers trying to justify MPs getting a 10% pay rise saying that "they do a really important job".
I'm sure I'm not alone when I say it makes my blood boil.
Yesterday Brady said: "It makes my blood boil, if I'm absolutely honest.
NuConan It makes my blood boil and thankfully, I have never been affected by their monstrous acts.
ALMOST every other day some news in the GDN makes my blood boil.
And it makes my blood boil every time I think of the Harper government suspending Parliament.
The very phrase "New South" makes my blood boil and must make my Confederate ancestors turn over in their graves.
Mr Fox said: "I don't know about you but when I hear people insulting our troops it makes my blood boil.