English version

tantrum

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishtantrumtan‧trum /ˈtæntrəm/ noun [countable]  ANGRYa sudden short period when someone, especially a child, behaves very angrily and unreasonablyhave/throw a tantrum She throws a tantrum when she can’t have the toy she wants. children’s temper tantrums
Examples from the Corpus
tantrumHe threw a few tantrums, I remember that.Many parents and teachers back down in the face of a massive tantrum.And he is known for his after-match tantrums, which include an incident when he kicked down an advertising board.He threw a temper tantrum at school when two of the newcomers took his soccer ball.Sooner or later the persistent tactics of the passive-aggressive child will result in temper tantrums.temper tantrumsHis denial of the regular Clinton temper tantrums described in the book, though, was rather more tepid.Although a recovering alcoholic and noted for temper tantrums, she could never be accused of being bland.Is very emotional, frequently crying or having temper tantrums? 6.Sooner or later the persistent tactics of the passive-aggressive child will result in temper tantrums.Prolonged temper tantrums were not part of his personality.Children beg, cry, throw temper tantrums, flatter, and employ countless techniques to get what they want.The tell-tale signs are a complete humour transplant, temper tantrums, and strong Nietzschean overtones to all their actions.The parents agreed that the priority problem was temper tantrums which always occurred after refusal of Joanne's demands.
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