Definition of the fur will fly in English:

the fur will fly

  • informal There will be serious or violent trouble: you’re feeling decidedly neurotic and this might well lead to frustration where the fur may fly
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    • No formal action has yet been taken, but if the case goes to court, friends predict, the fur will fly.
    • An arched tail with the fur fluffed means ‘this is my territory - hang around and the fur will fly!’
    • She expects that the fur will fly (but only figuratively, for sure) at Princeton, and right away she offers her view on one subject on the agenda.
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