What does 'a head of stram' mean in the following sentences? He jumped out of the car, grabbed some kid and pushed him up against a parked car, shouting, 'What was that all about and who are you? Just what the heck are you doing?' Building up a head of stream, he went on, 'That's a new car and that brick you threw is going to cost a lot of money. Why did you do it?'
Sep 24, 2012 10:47 AM
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The phrase is "a head of steam". Literally, the amount of pressure needed to get a steam engine running at full speed. I guess you can work out the figurative meaning. :)
September 24, 2012
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