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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.
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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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Eddy Weatherill, of the Independent Banking Group, said: "An awful lot of people are going to be spitting blood when they see this.
Q I AM writing this and spitting blood over my sister-in-law.
uk LASTweek's attack on Claudio Ranieri had the Blues fans spitting blood.
CHRIS Tate is spitting blood after finding out that Cain Dingle has roughed-up Charity, his hard-faced wife with the heart of gold.
However, a St James's Park insider told me: "He is spitting blood.
Does anyone else of my 'era' remember being made to sit on a bench lined up in a row, spitting blood into a lengthy Belfast-type sink, filling a beaker with the constant running water from several taps, rinsing out one's mouth and at the same time having to shuffle along the bench as other children came afterwards?
As Donna was spitting blood out on to the floor, she said her father turned to Ryan.
ADAM RICKITT is spitting blood about cynics who say he's only coming back to Corrie for the money.
In the week rugby player Tom Williams'' shocking duplicity with a capsule of ketchup was exposed, Ricky Ponting (inset) taught him a lesson in spitting blood.
Of course, like you, I can well understand why your daughter-in-law is spitting blood.
The inclusion of Simon Schama on Saga Magazine's list of Britain's 50 wisest people may have some Welsh people rolling in the aisles or spitting blood.
The Taoiseach might be making a big show of spitting blood over the "disen-franchisement" of Irish football fans but he is a much to blame as the greedy FAI officials.
MIKE Baldwin is spitting blood after his factory is petrol-bombed on bonfire night.
Sir Patrick is so out of touch he must be living on another planet because in the real world real people will be spitting blood.
His sister is spitting blood and I can't eat or sleep for worrying about it.