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
See also: blow, lid
McGraw-Hill's Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions Copyright © 2006 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved.
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I explained that it was not English but Welsh, only to be told that they were only able to answer telephone inquiries in the national tongue of the country they were dealing with; at which point I blew my lid and told the operator that Welsh was the national language of Wales.