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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.
See also: make, scene

get (one's) bowels in an uproar

To become upset. Often used in the opposite to discourage one from getting upset. Don't get your bowels in an uproar—I'm sure we'll find a solution to this problem. Oh, Nancy's always got her bowels in an uproar about something or other.
See also: bowel, get, uproar

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.
See also: create, uproar

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.
See also: make, scene

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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