hot under the collar

怒氣沖沖的;火冒三丈的。(指因憤怒、激動等而臉紅脖子粗)

例句:

  • He got very hot under the collar when I suggested that he might be mistaken. (當我指出他可能弄錯時,他就大發雷霆)
  • Don't get all hot under the collar -- I'm only suggesting some minor changes to our plans! (別發那麼大的脾氣,我只是建議對我們的計畫做些小小的修改而已)

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