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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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So what's quite difficult for me is that in the beginning when we're setting up the tension it's quite eventempered and that's a hard place to place yourself as an actress, not having hysterics of any sort.
They remind me of doing the things upper-sixth boys do on cultural trips abroad - getting drunk, having hysterics in a porno joint, buying postcards for home.
And I do have pretty vivid memories of Mum having hysterics if we children ventured too far enough into the sea to drown - which we could well have done as no-one in our family could swim.
The letter included photos of the two of them in a photo booth having hysterics. But they felt so guilty about gate crashing what turned out to be a Christian Aid do they sent me a cheque for pounds 15 to hand to them.
"He was making really loud monkey noises and having hysterics. It got so out-of-hand that one of the wedding guests was forced to knock on his door and ask him to cool it as he was ruining the ceremony."
"We've launched a snoring hotline," Madeley bellowed before having hysterics listening to excerpts of viewers' snoring.
My mother was having hysterics. So I drank the damson wine.
A DRUNK-DRIVING father having hysterics over the mangled bodies of his wife and children he's just killed in a crash.
Twins were then given the part, presumably on the basis that when one was having hysterics, they could quickly switch her for the other one, who was still blissfully unaware of the gruesome shock in store for her.
The last thing you need right now is your brother having hysterics. But, of course, you did have to find out sometime about your lover's true sexuality.
Doing Liverpool L!VE, the cameraman was having hysterics."