In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1to get one's dander up — perder los estribos informal
- to get sb's dander up — hacerle perder los estribos a algn
- Finally, I got my dander up and accosted him in his office.
- But nothing gets my dander up more than blasted taxation.
- Corporate conduct has to be particularly poor or offensive before our judges get their dander up, but that's what seems to have happened in this case against the CBA
- If you can't bring yourself to get steamed up about ID cards, surely that image gets your dander up, even a little.
- They put something in the water here to get your dander up and make you feel violent.
- People like to be inflamed, get their dander up, and the problem is, it's too easy.
- People got their dander up when their trash wasn't collected.
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