- My dad blew up at me when he saw the bill.
Express wild excitement or anger
- She went ape because I was half an hour late.
To become irrational or crazy
- She’ll go bananas when you tell her the news.
To suddenly become extremely angry
- My parents are going to go mental if they find out we had a party here!
To become crazy
- My sister will go nuts when she finds out I crashed her car.
Hit the roof
To become very angry
- When I was expelled from school, my parents hit the roof.
Pop one’s cork
To release one’s anger; to blow one’s top
- She tried to hold it back, but suddenly she popped her cork.
Go off the deep end
To unexpectedly become very angry
- The bad news caused Jim to go off the deep end.
Fly off the handle
Lose one’s temper suddenly and unexpectedly
- He's extremely irritable - he flies off the handle at the slightest thing.