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see (the) red mist

To fall into a state of extreme anger, excitement, or competitive arousal, such as might cloud one's judgment or senses. Primarily heard in UK. Their striker isn't the most consistent player on the pitch, but once he sees red mist, you had better get out of his way. I'm not sure what happened. I was at the pub having a pint, and then someone insulted me, and I guess I must have seen red mist because, the next thing I knew, I was being dragged away with bloodied knuckles.
See also: mist, red, see

the red mist descends

To fall into a state of extreme anger, excitement, or competitive arousal, such as might cloud one's judgment or senses. Primarily heard in UK. Their striker isn't the most consistent player on the pitch, but once the red mist descends, you had better get out of his way. I'm not sure what happened. I was at the pub having a pint, and then someone insulted me, and I guess the red mist must have descended, because, the next thing I knew, I was being dragged away with bloodied knuckles.
See also: descend, mist, red

red mist

A state of extreme anger, excitement, or competitive arousal, such as might cloud one's judgment or senses. Primarily heard in UK. Their striker isn't the most consistent player on the pitch, but once he sees the red mist, you had better get out of his way. I'm not sure what happened. I was at the pub having a pint, and then someone insulted me, and I guess the red mist must have descended, because, the next thing I knew, I was being dragged away with bloodied knuckles.
See also: mist, red

mist over

 and mist up
[for glass] to fog up; [for glass] to develop a coating of water vapor so that one cannot see. The windshield misted over and we could hardly see out. The glass misted up and we had to wipe it off.
See also: mist

lost in the mists of time

if something is lost in the mists of time, everyone has forgotten it because it happened such a long time ago The true significance of these symbols has become lost in the mists of time.
See also: lost, mist, of, time

mist over

or mist up
v.
1. To cover something with fine droplets of water or some other misty substance: The sprinkler automatically mists over the plants in the greenhouse every day. The humid air misted the mirrors up.
2. To become covered with fine droplets of water or some other misty substance; fog up: The cold windshield misted over with our moist breath. I turned on the blower because the car windows had misted up.
3. To become full of tears: As they sang the old songs, my eyes misted over. I mist up whenever I think of home.
See also: mist
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