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Expressions showing anger and used in arguments

arguably

adverb

used for stating your opinion or belief, especially when you think other people may disagree

what has something (got) to do with...?

used for asking, often in an angry way, how two people or things are connected or why someone is interested in something

firstly

adverb

used for beginning a list of reasons, arguments etc

full stop

adverb

used for emphasizing that there cannot be any argument about a subject

ha

interjection

used for showing that you disagree

hah

another spelling of ha1

my

determiner, interjection

used in some expressions of surprise, shock, or anger

of course

adverb

used for agreeing or disagreeing with someone

pooh

interjection

used for saying that what someone has said should not be considered seriously

pshaw

interjection

used for showing that you disagree with someone or something or that you think something is nonsense

puh-leeze

interjection

a way of writing ‘please’ that shows how it sounds in informal conversation when saying that you think someone has said something silly

right

interjection

used for saying that you disagree completely with a statement or do not intend to accept a suggestion or an order

sodding

adjective

used for showing that you are angry or upset about something

uh-uh

interjection

used for writing the sound that people make when they disagree with something, or when they say ‘no’ to a question

well

interjection

used for replying to someone when you think that there is something slightly wrong with what they have said

absolutely not

used for showing that you disagree strongly with what someone has just said, or as a very strong way of saying ‘no’

are you kidding?

used for saying that you do not believe or agree with what someone is saying

don’t come the something (with me)

used for telling someone angrily not to pretend that they have particular feelings or are in a particular situation, because you do not believe them

don’t make me laugh

used for telling someone that you disagree with them or think that what they said is not possible or true

drop dead

used as an angry reply to someone who has said something that you do not like

end of

used at the end of something you say or write to indicate that in your opinion no further doubt or discussion is possible or necessary

excuse me

used for politely disagreeing with someone

for a start

used for introducing the first point in a series, especially in an argument

for starters

used for introducing the first point in a series, especially in an argument

for your information

used for telling someone angrily that they are wrong about something

I’ll kill him/her/them

used for saying that you are very angry with someone

I’ll show you/him/them etc

used for talking about what you intend to do as an angry reaction to what someone has said or done

I’ll swing for someone

used for saying that someone makes you very angry

I’m sorry

used for politely disagreeing with someone’s opinion

I beg to differ

used for saying that you disagree with what someone has just said

I beg your pardon

used for showing that you disagree very strongly with what someone has just said

I don’t know

used for saying that you do not completely agree

I for one...

used for emphasizing what you believe or think, even if other people disagree

in principle

used for saying that you agree/disagree with something as a result of your moral, religious, or political beliefs

is that what you call it?

used for saying in an angry or surprised way that you do not believe or accept a description that someone has just given

it makes me (want to) puke

used for saying that something makes you very angry or annoyed

keep your shirt on

used for telling someone who is beginning to get angry not to get annoyed

kiss my arse

an insulting way of saying that you do not agree with someone or respect someone

let me be the judge of that

used for telling someone angrily that you do not want their advice

no hard feelings

used for telling someone that you are not angry with them after an argument or disagreement

nothing of the kind

used for saying politely but firmly that you disagree with someone

nothing of the kind/sort

used for emphasizing that you disagree with someone’s statement, or that you refuse to let someone do something

of course not

used for agreeing or disagreeing with someone

over my dead body

used for telling someone angrily that you will never allow something to happen

pardon me

used for politely disagreeing with what someone has said

shove something

used for telling someone in a very rude way that you do not want something and that you are very angry or annoyed

it’s your choice/the choice is yours

used for saying that you disagree with what someone else has decided

wait/just a minute

used when you are about to disagree with what someone has said

whatever you say/whatever you think (is) best

used for telling someone that you are ready to accept their decision, especially when you do not really agree with them but you do not want to argue

what/who/how the devil

used for asking in an angry way what is happening or who has done something

what/who/where does someone think

used in questions when you are upset or angry about something

someone can stick something

used for saying very angrily that you do not want something that you have been given or are being offered

speak for yourself

used for telling someone that your opinion about something is different from theirs

stuff it

used for telling someone that you are very angry with them, and you are not interested in them or their suggestions

that’s it

used when a series of situations has made you angry, so that you decide to leave or to stop what you are doing

that does it

used for saying that someone or something that has been annoying you has finally made you so angry that you will do something

(the) same to you

used as an angry reply to an insult or rude comment

to start with

used for introducing the first or the most important point to support an argument or opinion

up yours

used for insulting someone when they have upset you or made you angry

wait a minute/second

used for saying that you disagree with what someone is saying or doing, or that you want them to listen to you

watch your mouth

used for telling someone in an angry or rude way that they should not have said something

what’s the meaning of this?

used for angrily asking why someone has done something that you do not approve of

who says?

used for expressing disagreement with a statement, opinion etc

wring someone’s neck

used for emphasizing how angry you are with someone

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