blow (one's) lid

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blow (one's) lid

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

verb
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But Shields insists Agassi did not give the entire story, including an incident when he blew his lid on the set of Friends when she licked Matt Le Blanc's hand in a scene, the Daily Telegraph reported.
Famously blew his lid on live TV after watching his Newcastle team chuck the championship away.