Blow a Fuse
However, what does to blow a fuse mean in the idiomatic or figurative sense? Here’s a clue: it means the same thing as ❛to flip one’s lid❜, ❛ to hit the ceiling❜ and ❛to fly off the handle❜. Now, do you know what this English idiom means?
A synonym for ❛to lose one’s temper❜, the expression to blow a fuse means ❛to become very angry❜. For example:
When Lucinda found out how much her husband had spent on his Portuguese stamp collection, she blew a fuse.