have hysterics

have hysterics

To become very angry or overly emotional. Don't have hysterics—I wasn't trying to insult you.
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have hyˈsterics

(spoken) be extremely upset and angry: My mum’ll have hysterics when she sees the colour of my hair.
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"You'll find out if you work him into a tantrum after this--but at any rate you've given him something to have hysterics about, and I'm glad of it."
She could love, and hate, maybe have hysterics; and she could certainly be jealous, as she was jealous now, uttering her last sobs in his arms.
The other problem is that I now have a girlfriend and she is expecting and although she knows I see my daughter, I think she'd have hysterics if she heard myex was having another by me.