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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.
Translations of “in the heat of the moment”
in Chinese (Traditional) 盛怒之下, 一時激動…
in Russian сгоряча…
in Turkish kızgınlık ve heyecan esnasında yapılan/söylenen…
in Chinese (Simplified) 盛怒之下, 一时激动…
in Polish w zdenerwowaniu…
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