blow (one's) fuse

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blow (one's) fuse

To react furiously and/or violently, to the point of losing control of one's behavior. Mom totally blew her fuse when I told her I had failed math. Don't blow your fuse, it's just a tiny scratch on the car.
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blow one’s fuse

verb
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Both men blew fuses. Both believe they were fully justified to do so.
Heavy rain caused a leak at the Arden Nursing Home, in Armscott Road, Wyken, setting off fire alarms, and an aerial was brought down at a house in Nuffield Road, Foleshill, which blew fuses in a neighbouring house.
Computers nearby were badly affected and several blew fuses. It is also believed that the telephone system was knocked out for a while.
Parts of the course, including the Tote building, were left without power in the run-up to the first race after the SIS unit plugged into the course supply and blew fuses out.