fit to be tied
phrasal extremely angry or irritated

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Fit to Be Tied — *Fit to Be Tied may refer to:#Fit to Be Tied (1952 film): a short cartoon of Tom and Jerry #Fit to Be Tied (album): an album released by Joan Jett and the Blackhearts …   Wikipedia

  • fit to be tied — If someone is fit to be tied, they are extremely angry …   The small dictionary of idiomes

  • fit to be tied — ► fit to be tied informal very angry. Main Entry: ↑fit …   English terms dictionary

  • fit to be tied — phrasal : angry or irritated to an extreme : ready to explode with wrath the hardheaded businessman looks fit to be tied New Republic fit to be tied when she came home late * * * fit to be tied (informal) Extremely angry • • • Main Entry: ↑tie *… …   Useful english dictionary

  • fit to be tied —    If someone is fit to be tied, they are extremely angry.   (Dorking School Dictionary)    ***    Someone who is fit to be tied is extremely irritated, upset or angry.     Harry was fit to be tied when his dog dug up the flowers he had planted …   English Idioms & idiomatic expressions

  • fit\ to\ be\ tied — I. adj. phr. informal Very angry or upset. She was fit to be tied when she saw the broken glass. II. adv. phr. substandard Very hard. Used for emphasis. Uncle Willie was laughing fit to be tied at the surprised look on Mother s face …   Словарь американских идиом

  • fit to be tied — adjective Very agitated or distressed; enraged. Some girls can set around until theyre blue moulded, and never a feller to ask em, and others the boysll fret and pleg until theyre fit to be tied, with nerves! …   Wiktionary

  • fit to be tied — very angry or upset He was fit to be tied when he heard that I was going to take a month off work in the summer …   Idioms and examples

  • fit to be tied — very angry, mad, see red    He was fit to be tied when you said the accident was his fault …   English idioms

  • fit to be tied — informal very angry. → fit …   English new terms dictionary

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