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blow a fuse

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. flip one's lid, blow up, throw a fit, hit the roof, hit the ceiling, have kittens, have a fit, combust, blow one's stack, fly off the handle, flip one's wig, lose one's temper, blow a fuse, go ballisticverb

    get very angry and fly into a rage

    "The professor combusted when the student didn't know the answer to a very elementary question"; "Spam makes me go ballistic"

Wiktionary

  1. blow a fuseverb

    To cause fuse (or circuit-breaker) to sacrifice itself by overloading the circuit it protects.

  2. blow a fuseverb

    To lose one's temper; to become enraged.

ChatGPT

  1. blow a fuse

    "Blow a fuse" is an idiom that refers to suddenly becoming very angry, typically over something relatively minor. It derives from the idea of an electrical fuse blowing due to overload, causing the system to stop functioning. It can also mean to suddenly break down or stop functioning due to an overload or malfunction, in line with the original literal meaning of an electrical fuse blowing.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of blow a fuse in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of blow a fuse in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

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