have/throw/pitch a tantrum

idiom

used to mean a child has an angry outburst or someone who is not a child gets very angry and upset and behaves like a child
When he doesn't get his way, he throws a tantrum.

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“Have/throw/pitch a tantrum.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/have%2Fthrow%2Fpitch%20a%20tantrum. Accessed 7 Feb. 2023.

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