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blow a fuse

1. Literally, to suddenly lose power due to an overloaded electrical circuit. Well, we just blew a fuse—it seems that running the space heater, the coffee maker, and a blow dryer at the same time was not the best idea!
2. To react furiously and/or violently to something or someone, to the point of losing control of one's behavior. Mom totally blew a fuse when I told her I had failed math. Don't blow a fuse, it's just a tiny scratch on the car.
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blow a gasket

To react furiously and/or violently to something or someone, 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

verb
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