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be up in arms

informal to be very ​angry: They're up in ​arms about/over the new ​managementstructure.
(Definition of be up in arms from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “be up in arms”
in Chinese (Simplified) 愤怒, 发火…
in Turkish kızmak, kızgın olmak, kendini kaybetmek…
in Russian быть возмущенным…
in Chinese (Traditional) 憤怒, 發火…
in Polish zażarcie protestować, być wzburzonym…
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