Jump down their throat - Idioms by The Free Dictionary
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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.
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.
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Everyone has to watch what they say, lest one of the many angry people jump down their throat
If someone makes a misplaced pass or is not putting the work in, there are always players ready to jump down their throat
Republicans cough and HRC will jump down their throat
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