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fireworks

A commotion, often triggered by or involving one who is angry. A: "Apparently, we just missed a fistfight in the middle of the bar." B: "Well, I'm glad we got here after the fireworks were over."
Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

fireworks

1. n. excitement. When the fireworks are over, come in and we’ll talk.
2. n. trouble; a display of temper. Cut out the fireworks, Sally. Calm down and get back to work.
McGraw-Hill's Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions Copyright © 2006 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved.
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