jump down someone's throat

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Definition of jump down someone's throat

informal
: to respond angrily to someone He jumped down my throat when I suggested a different plan.

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“Jump down someone's throat.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/jump%20down%20someone%27s%20throat. Accessed 26 Sep. 2022.

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