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have kittens

UK (US have a cow) informal to be very ​worried, ​upset, or ​angry about something: My ​mothernearly had ​kittens when I said I was going to ​buy a ​motorbike .
(Definition of have kittens from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “have kittens”
in Chinese (Simplified) 心慌意乱, 焦躁, 恼怒…
in Chinese (Traditional) 心慌意亂, 焦躁, 惱怒…
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