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Definition of “hot under the collar” - English Dictionary

"hot under the collar" in British English

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hot under the collar

informal embarrassed or ​angry about something: When I ​suggested he was ​mistaken he got ​rather hot under the ​collar.
(Definition of hot under the collar from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “hot under the collar”
in Chinese (Simplified) 困窘的, 发怒的…
in Chinese (Traditional) 困窘的, 發怒的…
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