see (the) red mist

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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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But it looks like the brand has seen the red mist and is trying to sue any other that has used red soles on any designs.
We have all been there as players and seen the red mist from time to time," Smith said.
He's a nice little lad but I think he's seen the red mist and tried to protect his mum.
Neal also revealed that, just like Becks, Fan's passion for the game had occasionally seen the red mist descend.
In the past that kind of comment might have seen the red mist descend on Monty but not yesterday.