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Angry or agitated:‘he'd changed a few things around, and Glen was a little bent out of shape about it’
- ‘I'm in my last semester of college, so I am wondering if his moving in is just an additional stressor that's getting me all bent out of shape.’
- ‘It really wasn't such a security issue, but there were definitely people who would get all bent out of shape if they'd seen him do it.’
- ‘Be calm, be reasonable, don't get bent out of shape yet.’
- ‘Extractions can be like that, and I don't get bent out of shape over it.’
- ‘Secondly, there is nothing about my post that was bent out of shape, angry or vitriolic.’
- ‘I don't get too bent out of shape like some bartenders do.’
- ‘Don't get bent out of shape over it, he thought to himself.’
- ‘I find it funny that celebrities get so bent out of shape when the public complains about their use of fame and the media to spout their views.’
- ‘You're just lucky you're cute, or they'd still be bent out of shape for having to study your book in school.’
- ‘I was just trying to be nice, he had no reason to get bent out of shape.’
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