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lid Idioms & Phrases


flip one's lid

  • verb get very angry and fly into a rage
    hit the roof; have kittens; fly off the handle; go ballistic; flip one's wig; hit the ceiling; throw a fit; blow one's stack; lose one's temper; combust; blow up; blow a fuse; have a fit.
    • The professor combusted when the student didn't know the answer to a very elementary question
    • Spam makes me go ballistic
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Gill cover, Gill lid

  • . See Operculum.
Webster 1913

Port lid

  • (Naut.), a lid or hanging for closing the portholes of a vessel.
Webster 1913

skid lid

  • noun a crash helmet
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trunk lid

  • noun hinged lid for a trunk
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"Rowling never met an adverb she didn't like."

-Stephen King on J.K Rowling's excessive use of adverbs.

Fear not the Adverb Hell!

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