English verb: fly off the handle
|1.||fly off the handle (emotion) get very angry and fly into a rage|
|Samples||The professor combusted when the student didn't know the answer to a very elementary question.|
Spam makes me go ballistic.
|Synonyms||blow a fuse, blow one's stack, blow up, combust, flip one's lid, flip one's wig, go ballistic, have a fit, have kittens, hit the ceiling, hit the roof, lose one's temper, throw a fit|
|Pattern of use||Somebody ----s.|
Somebody ----s PP