get blood up

get (one's) blood up

To cause one to become angry. That article really got my blood up. How dare that writer mock our cute little town like that? Don't say something so critical to Kristina—you know it will get her blood up.
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get someone's blood up

Fig. to get someone or oneself angry. (Fixed order.) That kind of language really gets my blood up. That will really get his blood up!
See also: blood, get, up
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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