fly into a temper

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fly into a temper

To become uncontrollably angry; to lose control of one's temper. Samantha flew into a temper when she heard that her brother would be getting the family's old car. I know you're upset, but there's no point flying into a temper like that. It was just an honest mistake.
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fly into a ˈrage, ˈtemper, etc.

suddenly become very angry: She flies into a rage every time anybody suggests that she should stop working so hard.
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