do one's block

do one's block
phrasal
Australia : to lose one's head : become flustered, excited, or angry

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do one's block (Aust and NZ inf)
To be very angry
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Main Entry:block

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • do one's block — vb to lose control, to become furious. Orig inally working class alternatives for to lose one s head or to blow one s top , all in use in Britain and Australia; the more colourful second, third, fourth and fifth variants are currently in vogue… …   Contemporary slang

  • Do one's block — to lose one s temper …   Dictionary of Australian slang

  • Lose one's block — to lose one s temper …   Dictionary of Australian slang

  • do one's block — Australian Slang to lose one s temper …   English dialects glossary

  • lose one's block — Australian Slang to lose one s temper …   English dialects glossary

  • knock one's block off — {v. phr.}, {slang} To hit someone very hard; beat someone up. * /Stay out of my yard or I ll knock your block off./ * /Jim will knock your block off if he catches you riding his bike./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • knock one's block off — {v. phr.}, {slang} To hit someone very hard; beat someone up. * /Stay out of my yard or I ll knock your block off./ * /Jim will knock your block off if he catches you riding his bike./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • knock\ one's\ block\ off — v. phr. slang To hit someone very hard; beat someone up. Stay out of my yard or I ll knock your block off. Jim will knock your block off if he catches you riding his bike …   Словарь американских идиом

  • knock one's block off — hit someone very hard, beat someone up He was very angry and threatened to knock anyone s block off who came near him …   Idioms and examples

  • off one's block / chump / crust / head / nut / onion — adj mad, crazy. These phrases are all elabo rations of the well established colloquial ism, off one s head (heard since the mid 19th century). The terms are some times extended to mean intoxicated by drugs or drink, more usually denoted by… …   Contemporary slang

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