make the fur fly

make the fur fly

 and make the feathers fly
Fig. to cause a fight or an argument; to create an uproar. When your mother gets home and sees what you've done, she'll really make the fur fly. When those two get together, they'll make the feathers fly. They hate each other.
See also: fly, fur, make
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SIR - Abbie Wightwick asks why no one is campaigning against fur anymore ('Fashion which should make the fur fly,' October 28).
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