fly into a rage 大发雷霆
A: What a terrible man he is!
B: What had happened?
A: I'm just surprised when he flew off the handle and told me if I mention anything about mother he'd skin me alive.
B: Please forgive him, you know he was shocked by the truth that mother has gone away without us.
A: OK, but we all have a broken heart, not just himself alone.
follow one's nose 凭直觉
A: Do you know him?
B: Not very well.
A: Then why did you believe him and gave him so much money?
B: I'm simply following my nose and I think he really needs help.