get bent out of shape

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get bent out of shape

1. Of an object, to become misshapen or misaligned. My passenger-side door got bent out of shape in the accident.
2. Of a person, to become upset or angry. Don't get all bent out of shape—I'm sure she didn't mean to insult you. You should apologize to Phil before he gets bent out of shape.
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get bent out of ˈshape (about/over something)

(American English, informal) become angry, anxious or upset: Don’t get bent out of shape about it. It was just a mistake!I get bent out of shape when my routines are disrupted.
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