Someone who persists in talking about the importance of Jesus in their life and the world to the point of being rude.
Oh no, the Jesus Freak is spouting off again.
Owns the company Microsoft, which makes and owns the rights to Windows, Explorer, Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, FrontPage, Powerpoint etc. etc.). Therefore, incredibly profitable company in Seattle, as almost every business on the planet pays it a commission for using its software (excluding those in South East Asia, for example, where the copyright and patent treaties do not apply).
For general lust for power, in US historical terms, ranks far below the other earlier Robber Barons, like say J.P. Morgan, Rockefeller etc etc.
Bill Gates, the nerdy Robber Baron with a human face.
Get very angry, such that you lose your self-control.
I wouldn't start by telling her that you actually slept with Rachel. She'd go ballistic and you'd never be able to explain the rest.
Get really angry and lose your self-control. Derogatory, as implies that it wasn't a reasonable reaction in the circumstances.
After Dad saw my picture on the front of the porno DVD, he completely lost the plot.
1. In Glasgow, a miniscule balcony on a high-rise tower block.
2. In the rest of the English-speaking world, including the rest of Scotland, a large raised patio overlooking a lawn.
1. "Dougie, quick it's raining. Take the washing in off the veranda."
2. "I think this calls for G-and-Ts on the veranda. Wouldn't you agree, Hamish?"
3. "Oh no, not again. I thought he'd already asked everyone in the company where they come from, and what they think 'veranda' means."
Dad completely lost the plot when he saw my picture on the front of the porno DVD.