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    getting all up in arms

    Hello.

    Barb said yesterday this: "And he was like all pissed off about it! And I'm like, where does he get off being mad when he's the one who acted like a jerk? So I'm like "Look, you've gone out with your friends every Friday for the last month, so you have no business getting all up in arms when I say that next Sunday I'm going out with the girls".

    I'm trying to figure out what the bold parts means.
    Can somebody paraphrase it to standart English?

    Thanks.
    Boris.
    Please, correct all my mistakes. I should know English perfectly and if you show me my mistakes I will achieve my dream a little bit faster. A lot of thanks.

    Not a teacher nor a native speaker.

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    Re: getting all up in arms

    not a teacher

    where does he get off being mad when he's the one who acted like a jerk?
    What gives him the right to get angry? How dare he get angry?

    you have no business getting all up in arms
    You have no right to get angry.
    up in arms - Idioms - by the Free Dictionary, Thesaurus and Encyclopedia.

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