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English definition of “nearly/almost have a heart attack”

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nearly/almost have a heart attack

informal
to be extremely surprised or shocked: I almost had a heart attack when I found out how much the meal cost.
Translations of “nearly/almost have a heart attack”
in Chinese (Traditional) 驚訝得心臟病幾乎要發作…
in Chinese (Simplified) 惊讶得心脏病几乎要发作…
(Definition of nearly/almost have a heart attack from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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