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Meaning of “be/go off on one” in the English Dictionary

"be/go off on one" in British English

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be/go off on one

UK informal to ​suddenlystarttalking or ​shouting in an ​angry way: He went off on one and ​startedaccusing me of ​stealing his ​girlfriend.
(Definition of be/go off on one from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “be/go off on one”
in Chinese (Simplified) 突然愤怒地讲话或喊叫…
in Chinese (Traditional) 突然憤怒地講話或喊叫…
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