Learn English phrases: 10 smart phrases to express your anger elegantly!
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Learn English phrases and expressions about anger:
- To scream bloody murder : To cry or to scream bloody murder means to shout very loudly in protest to something. It is often used in American English and British English. For example: “He was so upset about the housing tax increased, he screamed bloody murder.”
- Besides oneself : This means that you cannot control yourself because the emotion is really so strong. For example: “I was so beside myself hearing about what he had done.”
- At one’s wits’ end : Use it when you have no solution to a problem and you are very worried. For example: “He was at his wits’ end, he’d looked everywhere and hadn’t found his cat.”
- For crying out loud: Like “Oh my God”, this phrase is used when somebody is angry, surprised, or if he has a strong demand of something. For example: “Don’t worry about money all the time, for crying out loud!”
- Have steam coming out of one’s ears: You might have seen this kind of scenes in old cartoon movies. This means that someone is really angry. For example: “After hearing the bad news, he looked like steam was coming out of his ears.”
- Drive somebody up the wall / drive somebody mad: Us this is someone or something is really annoying. For example: “Those people really drive me up the wall! They never stop talking?”
- Hit the ceiling: This is another vivid expression meaning that someone is very angry. For example: “When Emily came home at three in the morning, her father hit the ceiling.”
- Make somebody’s blood boil: This means that the person is extremely angry. For example: “It really makes my blood boil when somebody lies to me.”
- Tear your/my/her hair out: This will happen if someone is extremely angry or anxious. For example: “No matter how much he tried he couldn’t understand how to fix his car. He wanted to tear his hair out.”
- Go bananas: This is a slang used when someone is angry, crazy or silly. For example: “Don’t go bananas just because you lost the quiz.”
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