short temper


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short temper

A tendency to become angered, enraged, or upset very quickly or easily. I'm usually a pretty calm person, but whenever I start driving, I find I have such a short temper. That short temper of yours is going to get you into trouble one of these days.
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Mr Pound, who was told at hospital he may have a cracked rib, said: "This man has a very short temper.
A FORMER soldier's horrific memories of the Warren Point IRA bomb in Northern Ireland have left him with a short temper, a court heard yesterday.
She said: "I became a replica of my mother, acquiring her short temper.
AFTER walking out of a Rio-related newspaper interview in a strop PFA boss Gordon Taylor apologised, citing stress and his frantic timetable for his short temper.
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I have a short temper and I'm worried she'll stop liking me and leave me.
The rapper-turned-movie star claims to have controlled his short temper by ditching rap for the "right music".
Sentencing him at Inner London crown court, the judge said: "It seems you are a man with a short temper.
PETER O'Hare, who shot dead his ex-lover and her daughter before killing himself, was yesterday branded a conman with a short temper.
London, Mar 30 (ANI): Elizabeth Hurley has said that she has a short temper and can blow her top in traffic congestion, flight delays and even air fresheners.
Leary - whose dad John and mum Nora were born in Ireland - has a reputation for having a short temper.
My parents suffered the same symptoms I am suffering: anxiety, loss of sleep, short temper and frustration.
The special guest is Martin Short, who might have a short temper but doesn't seem to have any expertise as a potential irate soccer dad.
David Jones, prosecuting, said Glover, who gave birth to Shane in April last year, had a short temper and, although she was on occasions affectionate towards the child she also, in temper, frequently assaulted him.
Actress Beverley Callard has spent nine years in the top soap playing Liz, famed for her short temper and even shorter skirts.
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