Irene got on and threw a fit.
He almost threw a fit when he saw me.
For epileptics cannot throw a fit at will.
Jimmy would throw a fit if anybody else touched it.
He'd throw a fit if he knew I was here with you now.
I thought I should throw a fit when Peter told me that!
He threw a fit, began screaming and banging on the door.
"Did the old man throw a fit at the size of the pay-roll?"
[From The Manager of The B. & A. A Novel by Kester, Vaughan]
A nervous child may be thrown into fits or convulsions from them.
The subterranean creep throws a fit and belts me with four fists.
If I stuck this under the nose of one of them he'd throw a fit.
But we couldn't throw a fit, because fits were not allowed in our family.
My mother would throw a fit if she knew I were here talking to you right now.
Granger, not being in love with the lady, wouldn’t have thrown a fit like that.
Some of the boys who are good at it throw a fit when they get in a crowd of rich ones.
[From A Vagabond Journey Around the World A Narrative of Personal Experience by Franck, Harry Alverson]
"Why is it that you fellows begin to throw duck fits every time we have to catch a boat or train?"
When he woke up he thought the wax figures was ghosts, and he threw a fit right on the piano.
If he only knew who was in this ship I bet he'd throw a fit and drop dead right in his tracks.
"We're right down here in the earthquake zone, where the earth's liable to throw a fit any time."
"Next time you throw your fit, you throw it before you come around me, or I'll make you wish you had—see?"
[From The Miracle Man by Packard, Frank L. (Frank Lucius)]
"Anyone would think you were going to throw a fit the way you roll your eyes and show the whites," laughed Tad.
By careful cultivation, you could learn to shy at a baby carriage and throw a fit at the sight of a wheelbarrow.
If the good wives knew what some of the boys get away with when they go down to the Cities, why, they’d throw a fit!
[From Main Street by Lewis, Sinclair]
Nelson: "Yes, my patron almost threw a fit when I blew in, but the best of the house was at my service, good bath, clean underclothes—don’t know where they came from, or whom they belonged to."
[From Soldiers of the Legion Trench-Etched by Bowe, John]