jump down (one's) throat

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jump down (one's) throat

To yell at or scold one harshly, often unexpectedly. Whoa, don't jump down my throat—I'm just the messenger here. Talk to the boss if you're unhappy with this decision.
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jump down somebody’s ˈthroat

(informal) react to something that somebody has said or done by suddenly speaking to them angrily: He asked her a very simple question and she jumped down his throat. He couldn’t believe it.It’s not my fault. Don’t jump down my throat.
See also: down, jump, throat
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Now, before you jump down my throat and accuse me of turning my back on the country of my birth, let me just clarify that a prouder Welshman you will not find.
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Q To get back to my first question - and I hope you're not going to jump down my throat again - in terms of form and entertainment and morale from last season, it can't get any worse.
A PLEASE don't jump down my throat, but being a step-parent isn't always easy.