Wednesday 21 March 2007

Phrase of the Day 51: 'to bite someone's head off'

"to bite someone's head off"

definition: to respond to a comment in an angry or reproachful way

(utrhnout se, vyjet na koho (neoprávnìnì prísnì), (pren) utrhnout komu hlavu)


Jim- "Are you ready to go darling?"

Jane (angrily)- "I always have to wait for you. Just because you have to wait for me once. I'm sick of listening to you! Shut up and leave me alone; I'll be ready soon!"

Jim- "Well, there is no need to bite my head off!!"

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