Student or Learner
What does the phrase "by the minute" mean here?
Edgar couldn't get the box open, and it was making him angrier by the minute.
Good morning, Ferdie.
I think it means that his anger rose higher and higher as each minute
passed. If he was a little angry at 9:30, then he was super angry by 9:45.
In other words, with each passing minute, he was getting angrier and
Have a nice day!