tempers begin to fray


: people begin to get angry
After months of delays, tempers began to fray.

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“Tempers begin to fray.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/tempers%20begin%20to%20fray. Accessed 25 Feb. 2024.

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