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have a fit/throw a fit/seve a summons/gone with the wind
Would you be kind enough to tell me whether I am right with my interpretation of the expressions in bold in the following sentences?
Our dog had a fit yesterday.
have a fit = to have a sudden illness with stiffness or jerking of the body
Father will throw a fit when he sees the dent in the car.
Howard will have a fit when he learns that he lost the election.
When John decided to drop out of college, his parents had fits.
have a fit = throw a fit = to become angry or upset
I have to serve a summons on her.
She received a summons to appear in court.
We have to serve a witness with a summons.
He sent to summon the seditious, and to offer pardon; but neither summons nor pardon was regarded.
Hercules has been summoned to help a man find his daughter, who he says was taken into a cave by a monster, but gives little other detail in the summoms.
summons = the act of summoning; a call by authority, or by the command of a superior, to appear at a place named, or to attend to some duty
All the Indians who used to live here are gone with the wind.
She knew that her chance to get an "A" was gone with the wind when she saw how hard the test was.
gone with the wind = gone forever; past; vanished
Thank you for your efforts.
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