One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
Very angry.‘Daddy was fit to be tied when I separated from Hugh’
livid, furious, angry, infuriated, irate, fuming, raging, seething, incensed, enraged, angered, beside oneself, wrathful, ireful, maddened, cross, annoyed, irritated, exasperated, indignantView synonyms
- ‘When she learns from the doctor that she's not sick after all but sound as a dollar, she's fit to be tied.’
- ‘We know that his family was fit to be tied with him during that time, and for good reason.’
- ‘They clucked and fussed and were fit to be tied at the wanton waste they witnessed.’
- ‘I listen to her set out her latest jargon-laden agenda for interfering in the lives and habits of British families, and after a few paragraphs I am afraid I am fit to be tied.’
- ‘Those wee ones love the man and are fit to be tied when it's time for him to leave.’
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