do a slow burn

idiom

US, informal
: to slowly become very angry
The boss did a slow burn when he saw the expense report.

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“Do a slow burn.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/do%20a%20slow%20burn. Accessed 21 Jul. 2024.

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