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short temper

A tendency to become angered, enraged, or upset very quickly or easily. I'm usually a pretty calm person, but whenever I start driving, I find I have such a short temper. That short temper of yours is going to get you into trouble one of these days.
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Sargent also admitted to police that he had a short temper, Adam was grizzly and he had not slept well the previous night.
She suspects (and that's her job, after all) that his short temper is because she has just been promoted way above him.
Publicity-shy Naomi now chooses Piers's BBC1 ratings-winner to unburden her soul about her life, loves, short temper, history of mobile phone throwing, and her drug addiction - as well as that infamous court battle.
But lawyer Danny Morin arrived late for the hearing in Los Angeles and judge Manuel Real, who is famed for his short temper, threw out the case.
Tommy said his main responsibility during games these days is to keep his father out of trouble and keep a handle on Tom's short temper.
He has a short temper and often shouts and swears which frightens her and their two teenage daughters.
And so are Nurse Hathaway (Julianna Margulies) and her boyfriend Shep (Ron Eldard), the ambulance driver who's been amped up on angst and a short temper ever since his partner died in a fire.
Ramsey, who has been awarded 10 Michelin stars during his career, is notorious for his short temper and foul-mouthed rants.
And, appropriately, Cruella - named after evil Cruella de Ville in the classic book 101 Dalmations - is renowned for her short temper.
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Mr Pound, who was told at hospital he may have a cracked rib, said: "This man has a very short temper.
She said: "I became a replica of my mother, acquiring her short temper.
A FORMER soldier's horrific memories of the Warren Point IRA bomb in Northern Ireland have left him with a short temper, a court heard yesterday.
AFTER walking out of a Rio-related newspaper interview in a strop PFA boss Gordon Taylor apologised, citing stress and his frantic timetable for his short temper.
Vieira has insisted he will not change his combative style but appears to have learned to keep his short temper under control - he has yet to be cautioned since returning from his enforced lay-off.
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