snap sb's head off Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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snap sb's head off

to ​answer someone in an ​unreasonablyangry way: There's no ​pointtrying to ​discuss anything with him if all he's going to do is snap ​yourhead off.
(Definition of snap sb's head off from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “snap sb's head off”
in Chinese (Simplified) 呵斥(某人),怒气冲冲地抢白(某人)…
in Chinese (Traditional) 呵斥(某人),怒氣衝衝地搶答(某人)…
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