fly off the handle

Como se diz “perder as estribeiras, perder o controle, perder a cabeça, perder a paciência” em inglês?

fly off the handle > to suddenly get very angry, lose one’s temper suddenly and unexpectedly, to become uncontrollably angry without a good reason.

Pratique com as sentenças e o áudio logo abaixo:

  • He flies off the handle every time she arrives late.
  • My brother flew off the handle when I told him I had crashed the car.
  • My aunt flies off the handle at the slightest thing.
  • You have to be very careful because the boss flies off the handle very easily.
  • It’s a shame the candidate allowed himself to fly off the handle like that during the debate.
  • I know your sister is upset, but there’s no point flying off the handle like that.
  • Every time anyone mentions taxes, my father flies off the handle.
  • If she keeps flying off the handle like that, she’ll have a heart attack.
  • When I finally decided to speak to him, he flew off the handle and shouted at me.
  • My nephew flew off the handle when the train was canceled.
  • This issue is personal for me – that’s why I’m flying off the handle.
  • There are still moments when they fly off the handle, but for the most part they understand that they are safe here.
  • I took a deep breath and tried not to fly off the handle.
  • I became incredibly moody, flying off the handle at the least provocation.
  • I’m sorry if it seems like I’m flying off the handle, but I’m just a bit disturbed and upset right now.

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