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lose your temper

This page is about the collocation lose your temper

collocation pattern: verb + noun


to suddenly become angry

For example

  • I lost my temper and started shouting at her.

  • My husband lost his temper and punched the wall, but he didn't hit me.

This collocation is a shortened way of saying "lose control of your temper"

Quick Quiz

If you lose your temper, you should try to

a. find it

b. calm down

c. get even angrier
a) find it b) calm down c) get even angrier

Contributor: Matt Errey