have a mare

vb
British
to become angry, infuriated. The mare in question may be a shortening of night-mare, or the phrase is possibly a version of the American have a cow, evoking the pain of giving birth to something enor-mous. The expression was in use among London teenagers in 2000.

Contemporary slang . 2014.

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