bite head off
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bite (one's) head off
To respond to one in an extremely angry and forceful manner that is often sudden or unprovoked. What's wrong with the boss today? I just tried to ask him a question, and he totally bit my head off!
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bite someone's head off
Fig. to speak sharply and with great anger to someone. (Fixed order.) Don't bite my head off! Be patient. I'm very sorry I lost my tempter. I didn't mean to bite your head off.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
bite/snap somebody’s ˈhead off(informal) speak to somebody angrily without good reason: He was only making a suggestion — there’s no need to snap his head off!
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bite (someone's) head off
To respond to a comment in an angry or reproachful way.
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