blow your 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.
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You can blow your stack at your accident-prone teenager, or you can make sure she's OK and work out with her how she can take responsibility for getting the car fixed.
They were, as my dad would say, "spicy enough to blow your stack off'' but strangely moreish as everyone tried to covet the bowl.
"We did have a bit of luck in Heat 14 with Filip Sitera stopping, but when you see a decision like we had in Heat 15 it's no wonder you blow your stack. It was atrocious.
IT'S not good to blow your stack. It may make us feel better in the short term but it rarely helps us get what we want or mend fences, so why do we do it?