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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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Stand-up comic Leary has a reputation for having a short temper but he will send himself up in the cult cartoon by taking a leaf out of Russell Crowe's book - he'll fling a telephone into a lake during a celebrity golf tournament.
My parents suffered the same symptoms I am suffering: anxiety, loss of sleep, short temper and frustration.
A man with a short temper murdered an eight-month-old boy when he was left alone with the "grizzly" child, a court heard yesterday.
She suspects (and that's her job, after all) that his short temper is because she has just been promoted way above him.
We also used to call him the BFG and he had a short temper at times.
Keegan has decided that Barton's short temper is too much of a risk and favours Paul Bosvelt and Claudio Reyna.
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In it, pressures from all directions finally conspire to attack Ben Gideon (Andre Braugher), the otherwise stalwart physician who tonight trades in his soaring rhetoric beseeching the genuine care of patients for a short temper and a steady supply of antacids.
Publicity-shy Naomi now chooses Piers's BBC1 ratings-winner to unburden her soul about her life, loves, short temper, history of mobile phone throwing, and her drug addiction - as well as that infamous court battle.
But lawyer Danny Morin arrived late for the hearing in Los Angeles and judge Manuel Real, who is famed for his short temper, threw out the case.
Tommy said his main responsibility during games these days is to keep his father out of trouble and keep a handle on Tom's short temper.
He has a short temper and often shouts and swears which frightens her and their two teenage daughters.
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Ramsey, who has been awarded 10 Michelin stars during his career, is notorious for his short temper and foul-mouthed rants.
The striker, known for his short temper on the pitch, impresses fiancee Coleen McLoughlin and friends with a fantastic somersault into a swimming pool.
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