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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When supervolcanoes erupt, they blow their lids completely, ejecting massive amounts of molten rock.