work oneself into a lather

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Definition of work oneself into a lather

: to become very upset He worked himself into a lather thinking of his former wife and her new boyfriend.

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“Work oneself into a lather.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/work%20oneself%20into%20a%20lather. Accessed 27 Sep. 2020.

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