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Meaning of “spit blood/venom” in the English Dictionary

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spit blood/venom

(US also spit nails, Australian English also spit tacks) to ​speak in an ​angry way, or to show ​anger: I ​thought he was going to spit ​blood when he ​saw what had ​happened.
(Definition of spit blood/venom from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “spit blood/venom”
in Chinese (Simplified) 怒气冲天(地说), 咬牙切齿(地说)…
in Chinese (Traditional) 怒氣衝天(地說), 咬牙切齒(地說)…
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