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English definition of “snap sb's head off”

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snap sb's head off

to answer someone in an unreasonably angry way: There's no point trying to discuss anything with him if all he's going to do is snap your head off.
Translations of “snap sb's head off”
in Chinese (Traditional) 呵斥(某人),怒氣衝衝地搶答(某人)…
in Chinese (Simplified) 呵斥(某人),怒气冲冲地抢白(某人)…
(Definition of snap sb's head off from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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