One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
Be very angry.
- ‘If I was Chris Haywood, I would be spitting chips after watching this.’
- ‘Last week I was spitting blood at AA Gill, this week I'm applauding him.’
- ‘‘I was spitting blood when I saw the original,’ he said.’
- ‘We also rang New Idea to see if they were spitting chips over the steal, but they didn't get back to us.’
- ‘But leaders in Poland, Hungary and Slovakia are spitting blood because the failure of the budget threatens vital projects in their countries.’
- ‘‘To be honest, I am spitting blood about this,’ she said.’
- ‘All but one were employed in three popular seafood restaurants owned by the Doyle family, and the Doyles today are spitting chips.’
- ‘Casino executives were spitting blood after the latest revision of a policy that has shifted in just a matter of weeks from a sensible liberalisation to something restrictive - unfair and worse than the current rules.’
- ‘This morning Nathan Buckley was on the radio spitting chips about by this article from Chip Le Grand.’
- ‘Yet the Ayrshire side were spitting blood that he did so by awarding the visitors a first half penalty that wasn't, while failing to spot they might have deserved one themselves in the second period.’
- ‘One former adviser said: ‘John was spitting blood when he learned of it.’’
- ‘Not only does Crest have a drug lord and an angry bunch of dealers after him - his girlfriend's also spitting chips.’
- ‘Pledges to join the European Community and replace short prison sentences with fines would leave modern Tories spitting blood.’
- ‘Eddington was spitting blood about it at the time, and the only surprise is that this had not taken place sooner.’
- ‘Abou Jahjah, who emigrated to Belgium from Lebanon when he was 19 and fought against the Israelis, has had the Belgian establishment spitting blood before.’
- ‘Sitting beside me at the Liberal launch, writer John Birmingham spat chips - he'd stayed home to look after the baby while his partner stayed working.’
- ‘European governments are unhappy and most of the bank's staff are spitting blood.’
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