Expressions used in Everyday Spoken English in Social and Professional contexts
1) violent uncontrollable anger
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a fit of rage, road-rage
Rage refers to violent or uncontrollable anger. Rage is a verb and a noun. As a verb, it describes the action of feeling or expressing intense anger. "I was absolutely raging that I had been issued a parking fine." 'To rage' can also refer informally to enjoying yourself by partying usually involving alcohol. "We raged through the night." You can 'fly into a rage' when someone or something angers you. 'A rage' can be an intense desire or passion for something or a trend. "A rage for wearable tech has swept through silicon valley." "Bold prints are all the rage in the Spring collection."
Social Examples (Basic)
Thecommuter was full of rage when the train was cancelledwithout warning.
Herface was shaking with rage after she got denied entry to the bar.
The two men got out of their cars and started punching each other.Just another case of road-rage!
When my mother came home and saw the mess we had made,she flew into a fit of rage.
Professional Examples (Basic)
When customers call in a fit of rageit is your duty to listen and help them solve their problem calmly.
We are all full ofrageabout the new regulations but we will have to find a way to work within these new parameters.
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