get\ one's\ Irish\ up

• get one's dander up
• get one's Irish up
v. phr.
To become or make angry.

The boy got his dander up because he couldn't go to the store.

The children get the teacher's dander up when they make a lot of noise.

Compare: blow a fuse

Словарь американских идиом. — СПб., Изд-во "Лань". . 1997.

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  • get one's Irish up — Irish I*rish , n. sing. & pl. 1. pl. The natives or inhabitants of Ireland, esp. the Celtic natives or their descendants. [1913 Webster] 2. The language of the Irish; also called {Irish Gaelic} or the {Hiberno Celtic}. [1913 Webster +PJC] 3. An… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • get one's Irish up — idi inf get one s Irish up, Informal. to become angry or outraged …   From formal English to slang

  • get one's Irish up — cause one to become angry if someone tries to make me do something I don t want to do, it gets my Irish up …   Useful english dictionary

  • Get one's Irish up — become angry …   Dictionary of Australian slang

  • get one's irish up — Australian Slang become angry …   English dialects glossary

  • get\ one's\ dander\ up — • get one s dander up • get one s Irish up v. phr. To become or make angry. The boy got his dander up because he couldn t go to the store. The children get the teacher s dander up when they make a lot of noise. Compare: blow a fuse …   Словарь американских идиом

  • get one's dander up — or[get one s Irish up] {v. phr.} To become or make angry. * /The boy got his dander up because he couldn t go to the store./ * /The children get the teacher s dander up when they make a lot of noise./ Compare: BLOW A FUSE …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • get one's dander up — or[get one s Irish up] {v. phr.} To become or make angry. * /The boy got his dander up because he couldn t go to the store./ * /The children get the teacher s dander up when they make a lot of noise./ Compare: BLOW A FUSE …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • Irish — or get one s Irish up [ī′rish] adj. [ME < OE Īrisc < Īras, the Irish < OIr Eriu, Ireland > EIRE] of Ireland or its people, language, or culture n. 1. the Celtic language spoken in Ireland 2. the English dialect spoken in Ireland 3.… …   English World dictionary

  • Irish — I*rish , n. sing. & pl. 1. pl. The natives or inhabitants of Ireland, esp. the Celtic natives or their descendants. [1913 Webster] 2. The language of the Irish; also called {Irish Gaelic} or the {Hiberno Celtic}. [1913 Webster +PJC] 3. An old… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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