blow a gasket


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blow a gasket

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

1 suffer a leak in a gasket of an engine. 2 lose your temper. informal
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blow a gasket

verb
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