Idiom of the week: Jump Down One’s Throat

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Meaning: To respond angrily, often unexpectedly, to what someone has said or done.


Whoa, you don’t have to jump down my throat.

He jumped down her throat because he thought she was not listening to him.

Why did you jump down his throat when he just tried to give you his suggestion?


Pop Quiz:

If you were about to jump down someone’s throat, what would you feel?

A.  Angry.

B.  Upset.

C.  Excited.

To see the correct answer, click on continue reading:

The correct answers are A & B. You jump down someone’s throat when you are not happy at all.


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