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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 feathers

slang To be thirsty. Come on, man, I'm spitting feathers here—can't we stop for a drink?
See also: feather, spit

spit blood

be very angry. informal
See also: blood, spit

spit feathers

be very thirsty. informal
See also: feather, 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
References in classic literature ?
but still a prize) broken in her hands, fallen in the dust, the bitter dust, of disappointment, she revelled in the miserable revenge--pretty safe too--only regretting the unworthiness of the girlish figure which stood for so much she had longed to be able to spit venom at, if only once, in perfect liberty.
The district presidents will at least exert pressure on him to hold an early general convention of the party against Deuba's will to extend the tenure of the present central committee by a year.A gathering of the leaders from the rival factions on Monday in Kathmandu also hinted that the assembly of the party's district presidents will turn a venue to spit venom against Deuba for his wrong election strategies.
From the outside, the choices we have made as a nation are unfathomable; that we would spit venom towards Malala who was shot in the head, begrudging her success after that, and celebrate a convicted killer like Mumtaz Qadri.
'Sharifs use these tactics, their front-men spit venom against women.
NEW DELHI -- The Indian foreign minister Sushma Sawaraj claimed that the convicted RAW spy Kulbhushan Jadhav confessed before his mother and wife only because of duress, as she spit venom over the humanitarian gesture from Pakistan.
Only select species of cobras have the ability to spit venom at its enemies through its fangs. The king cobra, known scientifically as Ophiophagus hannah, is (http://www.reptilesmagazine.com/Snakes/Information-News/5-Facts-About-the-King-Cobra/) considered to be one of the most popular venomous snakes worldwide.
This being a day match under the bright energy-sapping sun, one can expect Yasir to spit venom straight away.
Waseem Akhter had been arranging gatherings for Altaf Hussain wherein the MQM chief would spit venom against the security forces, which are rendering their lives for the security of motherland and Pakistani nation, Rao Anwar told The Frontier Post, adding Waseem Akhter will be grilled by Malir interrogation officers regarding his anti-state acts and Raw connection.
Those demagogues, who spit venom against the West and never miss any opportunity to bash the US, should stop using smartphone or social networks, as these are all western inventions.
COWARDLY internet trolls, hiding behind assumed names, thrive as they spit venom.
Modi began his fast with the words, "May God give me strength not to have any bitterness or vengeance ever for anyone." We must remember that these are the words of the man who spit venom against the minorities.
As I''ve argued before, David Cameron deserves praise for his strong support for high-speed rail, even as his natural supporters along the route, particularly in the Chilterns, spit venom at him.
"You can see torrents of abuse streaming towards refs from some gaffers as if it is OK for an SPL manager to spit venom.
Spitting cobras rarely miss their targets when they spit venom from their fangs.
In fact he has cursed Snyder's production from his home in the English town of Northampton, promising to 'spit venom all over it'.