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blow a gasket

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishblow a gasketblow a gasketa) TTif a vehicle blows a gasket, steam or gas escapes from the engine b) informalANGRY to become very angry gasket
Examples from the Corpus
blow a gasketThe next morning we found the aircraft had blown a gasket.We had blown a gasket and told them of our problem, but we did not declare an emergency.They've got her started and she's blown a gasket.
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