I’m Gina Johnson and the idiom of the day …is…up in arms
People know about the Klan and the overt racism, but the killing of one’s soul little by little, day after day, is a lot worse than someone coming in your house and lynching you. ― Samuel L. Jackson
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up in arms
if someone is up in arms about something, they are very angry, they are ready to fight, argue or protest strongly against something
to be extremely upset or angry about something
The protestors are extremely angry about police brutality.
Here is the same sentence using the idiom…up in arms
The protestors are up in arms about police brutality.
Here are a few more sentences using the idiom …up in arms
My neighbors are up in arms over the 30% increase in property taxes.
The whole country is up in arms over racism.
Many college students and parents are up in arms about distance learning. They are demanding refunds for tuition, room, and board.
Question of the Day
Have you ever marched in a protest or rally?
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often + about
often + over
arms –countable noun, usually plural
a gun or other weapon that is used in a war or for protection
This country has a history of selling arms to other countries.
Only a few countries support the idea that its citizens have the right to keep and bear arms