spit blood


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spit blood

To strongly express one's anger, typically verbally. Unless you want to get yelled at, stay away from the boss today—he's spitting blood over that printing mishap.
See also: blood, spit

spit blood

be very angry. informal
See also: blood, spit

spit ˈblood/ˈvenom/ˈfeathers

show that you are very angry; speak in an angry way: That man made me so angry that by the end of the meeting I was spitting blood!
See also: blood, feather, spit
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A MAN ANA who claimed to have N who claimed to have AIDS deliberately injured his own face so he could spit blood on a policeman.
He went on to spit blood and phlegm at officers while claiming he had hepatitis C.
Writing in her diaries, she said: 'The victor of the race spit blood after running up that steep hill in this short space of time and has never been so well since.
Cook used to "spit blood" about his rival as they battled for dominance.
In an interview, Mrs Cook said: "Robin used to spit blood about Brown.
The engine had packed up and some could only spit blood once their water ran out after three days.