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spit blood/venom

(US also spit nails, Australian English also spit tacks)
to speak in an angry way, or to show anger: I thought he was going to spit blood when he saw what had happened.
Translations of “spit blood/venom”
in Chinese (Traditional) 怒氣衝天(地說), 咬牙切齒(地說)…
in Chinese (Simplified) 怒气冲天(地说), 咬牙切齿(地说)…
(Definition of spit blood/venom from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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