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create an uproar

To create a noisy or chaotic situation; to make a scene. The judge had to bang her gavel to quiet the gallery after a spectator created an uproar by yelling obscenities.
See also: create, uproar

don't get your bowels in an uproar

Don't get so upset. Don't get your bowels in an uproar—I'm sure we'll find a solution to this problem.
See also: bowel, get, uproar

make a scene

To create a loud, typically angry disturbance or display in public, such that it draws attention to those involved. Robert made a scene in the store when they refused to refund him for the broken television. My parents always make a scene with their fighting wherever we go.
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create an uproar

 and make an uproar
to cause an outburst or sensation. The dog got into church and made an uproar. Her poodle created an uproar in the restaurant.
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Don't get your bowels in an uproar!

Do not get so excited! Bill: What have you done to my car? Where's the bumper? The side window is cracked! Bob: Calm down! Don't get your bowels in an uproar!
See also: bowel, get

get one's bowels in an uproar

Sl. to get oneself anxious or excited. (Normally fig.) Cool it! Don't get your bowels in an uproar. Fred's always getting his bowels in an uproar about nothing.
See also: bowel, get, uproar

make a scene

 and create a scene
Fig. to make a public display or disturbance. When John found a fly in his drink, he started to create a scene. Oh, John, please don't make a scene. Just forget about it.
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make a scene

Also, create a scene; make an uproar. Make a public disturbance or excited emotional display. For example, Joan made a scene when the restaurant lost her dinner reservation, or Ted made an uproar over losing his luggage. Make a scene was first recorded in 1831; the variant employs uproar in the sense of "a noisy commotion," a usage first recorded in 1548.
See also: make, scene

Don’t get your bowels in an uproar!

exclam. Don’t get so excited! Now, now, don’t get your bowels in an uproar. Everything will be all right.
See also: bowel, get

get one’s bowels in an uproar

tv. to become overly anxious or excited. Fred’s always getting his bowels in an uproar about nothing.
See also: bowel, get, uproar
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The last three years presenting The Northern Uproar allowed me to break some fantastic new bands from the region and I'll be doing more of the same with the new show.
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In an uproar of maximum feasible misunderstanding and viciousness reminiscent of the Whitewater froth running concurrently, the press produced a caricature of the actually (in his phrase) "mild-mannered, unassuming" Hackney.
As the world's first wireless phone with built-in downloadable music capabilities, the Uproar allows consumers to download MP3 files from their computer directly onto the handset via a USB data cable.
The French group Vivendi Universal has announced the signing of a final agreement on its acquisition of the American company Uproar for some USD140 million, making it the world leader in on-line video games.
LAJ016) KENNETH CRON, CEO of UPROAR INC (UPRO:EASDAQ), describes the company's business and its background; prospects for the industry, with positive and negative trends; competitive threats; strategic opportunities for the firm including its marketing plans and acquisition potential; management strength and organization; and the financial prospects of the firm looking forward.
Shintaro Ishihara on Wednesday criticized Kyodo News for its report on racially tinged remarks he made about Chinese and Koreans over the weekend, blaming the Kyodo story for the uproar that has raged in Japan and abroad.
Uproar Ltd, a Bermuda-based internet games company, will start trading on Easdaq this week after a flotation that values the company at 285m euros ($290.