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create an uproar

 and make an uproar
to cause an outburst or sensation. The dog got into church and made an uproar. Her poodle created an uproar in the restaurant.
See also: create, uproar

Don't get your bowels in an uproar!

Do not get so excited! Bill: What have you done to my car? Where's the bumper? The side window is cracked! Bob: Calm down! Don't get your bowels in an uproar!
See also: bowel, get

get one's bowels in an uproar

Sl. to get oneself anxious or excited. (Normally fig.) Cool it! Don't get your bowels in an uproar. Fred's always getting his bowels in an uproar about nothing.
See also: bowel, get, uproar

make a scene

 and create a scene
Fig. to make a public display or disturbance. When John found a fly in his drink, he started to create a scene. Oh, John, please don't make a scene. Just forget about it.
See also: make, scene

make a scene

to be loud and rude with other people or in public My father made a scene, then raced upstairs, slamming the door so hard that the window broke.
See also: make, scene

make a scene

Also, create a scene; make an uproar. Make a public disturbance or excited emotional display. For example, Joan made a scene when the restaurant lost her dinner reservation, or Ted made an uproar over losing his luggage. Make a scene was first recorded in 1831; the variant employs uproar in the sense of "a noisy commotion," a usage first recorded in 1548.
See also: make, scene

Don’t get your bowels in an uproar!

exclam. Don’t get so excited! Now, now, don’t get your bowels in an uproar. Everything will be all right.
See also: bowel, get

get one’s bowels in an uproar

tv. to become overly anxious or excited. Fred’s always getting his bowels in an uproar about nothing.
See also: bowel, get, uproar
References in classic literature ?
Whenever he varied this attitude in the slightest degree--so much as by the gentlest motion of his arm--the uproar was certain to increase, not merely there, but in the lobby below; from which place no doubt, some man who acted as fugleman to the rest, was constantly looking up and watching him.
If a man among this crowd, whose uproar strikes us deaf, crosses the threshold of the House of Commons, I swear to run my sword that moment--not into his, but into your body
There was immediately an uproar from the conservative clergy against this change.
This led to uproar in the House with the Congress questioning the government saying judges' conduct cannot be discussed in Parliament.
Radio Uproar also helps artists raise funds through their crowdfunding platform, advertises artists and even gives members an opportunity to earn a revenue all while never charging members for anything.
And as for host Bruce Forsyth, who turned 85 in February, Bruno thinks it will cause a national uproar when he quits.
Remarks of ruling party members created uproar in the assembly.
The uproar could force a vote on the reform that would allow supermarkets up to a 51 per cent stake in retail ventures.
uk COMING UPROAR DISPLAYS UPROAR Firework displays will take place across North Wales: Tonight at Cyffylliog Village, tomorrow at Tir Prince in Towyn and on Sunday in Pwllheli town centre.
Following the uproar, Mr Obama admitted he could have "calibrated those words differently".
Clarky currently presents The Northern Uproar on Thursday evenings and is one half of the Clarky and Wilko show on Saturdays.
A series of statements in early December, which effectively bar Catholic schools in Meisner's archdiocese from, hosting any multifaith celebrations, has caused an uproar from Germany's Catholics and demands for an explanation from Germany's Central Council of Muslims.
STUDENT CAUSED AN UPROAR ON CAMPUS BY APPEARING on the college's student-run, closed-circuit TV channel in blackface.
A new study published in the journal Psychological Science suggests that most men who claim to be bisexual are actually gay, and the findings have some gay activists and psychologists in an uproar.
Not surprisingly, apprehensions over the ability of local stores and producers to compete with Whole Foods have surfaced - this must be the uproar The Oregonian noticed.