fit to be tied

fit to be tied
phrasal
: angry or irritated to an extreme : ready to explode with wrath

the hardheaded businessman looks fit to be tiedNew Republic

fit to be tied when she came home late

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fit to be tied (informal)
Extremely angry
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I
informal very angry

Daddy was fit to be tied when I separated from Hugh

II
see fit I

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fit to be tied
informal : very angry or upset

Dad was fit to be tied when my sister came home late last night.

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Main Entry:fit
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fit to be tied — see fit, 1
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Main Entry:tie

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

См. также в других словарях:

  • 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 —    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(1) — {adj. phr.}, {informal} Very angry or upset. * /She was fit to be tied when she saw the broken glass./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • fit to be tied(2) — {adv. phr.}, {substandard} Very hard. Used for emphasis. * /Uncle Willie was laughing fit to be tied at the surprised look on Mother s face./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • fit to be tied(1) — {adj. phr.}, {informal} Very angry or upset. * /She was fit to be tied when she saw the broken glass./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • fit to be tied(2) — {adv. phr.}, {substandard} Very hard. Used for emphasis. * /Uncle Willie was laughing fit to be tied at the surprised look on Mother s face./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • 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


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