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be like a bear with a sore head

(US also like a (real) bear) informal to be in a ​badmood that ​causes you to ​treat other ​peoplebadly and ​complain a lot: You're like a bear with a ​sorehead this ​morning. What's ​wrong with you?
(Definition of be like a bear with a sore head from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “be like a bear with a sore head”
in Chinese (Simplified) 脾气暴躁, 情绪不好…
in Chinese (Traditional) 脾氣暴躁, 情緒不好…
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