blow (one's) stack

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blow (one's) stack

To become very angry, often quickly. Oh man, dad is going to blow his stack when he sees that I wrecked his car!
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blow your stack

mainly AMERICAN, INFORMAL
If you blow your stack, you become very angry with someone and shout at them. My father really blew his stack when I told him. Now, whenever I feel like I'm going to scream or blow my stack or punch the wall, I head for my quiet place.
See also: blow, stack
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People across the three Valleys will blow their stacks when they read this.
THE city Animal Regulation Commission gave its preliminary approval this week to an enforcement plan that some people will blow their stacks over and call Pet Nazism.