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in the heat of the moment

If you say or do something in the heat of the ​moment, you say or do it without ​thinking because you are very ​angry or ​excited: He didn't ​mean it - he said it in the heat of the ​moment.
(Definition of in the heat of the moment from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “in the heat of the moment”
in Chinese (Simplified) 盛怒之下, 一时激动…
in Turkish kızgınlık ve heyecan esnasında yapılan/söylenen…
in Russian сгоряча…
in Chinese (Traditional) 盛怒之下, 一時激動…
in Polish w zdenerwowaniu…
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