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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
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Seremaia saw the red mist, but I'm so proud of the lads, playing for so long with 14 men.
It didn't need cranked up, yet the lid was ripped off the bottle almost instantly when Gomis saw the red mist and a red card.
It didn't need cranked up, yet it was almost instantly when Gomis saw the red mist and a red card.
Colin Spence reckons he was lucky to escape injury as Hurlford stars saw the red mist.
Two minutes later - and long before he saw the red mist - Remy clipped a shot just wide of John Ruddy's goal as Norwich made a nervous start.
The only thing I think he can do is say sorry, because he saw the red mist and left Wayne Barnes with absolutely no choice to send him off.
Two out of 22 players saw the red mist but I think the ref could have handled the situation better.
SIMON WALTON saw the red mist, got a red card, and condemned Argyle to their fourth defeat in six matches.
Llanelli led 12-7 before centre Thomas saw the red mist.
This time it was his manager who saw the red mist, squaring up to opposite number Phil Parkinson after the injury time incident which saw Radhi Jaidi hit the turf with a surprisingly loud thud after a challenge from Jon Parkin which harshly earned the visiting substitute a red card for a second bookable offence.
I certainly saw the red mist but the message got through
I saw the red mist and let myself down on the pitch.
I saw the red mist and it was just one of those things.
The African side were 1-0 down to an Ivica Olic goal but still in the game when Song saw the red mist descend five minutes before half-time (above).
I saw the red mist," admitted Allardyce, who complained to fourth official Ian Cooper after Frederic Piquionne was denied a penalty, when debutant Dan Potts was poleaxed by a challenge from Barnsley's Jim O'Brien and, finally, after Freddie Sears was brought down by the same player when through on goal.