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send (one) into a tizz(y)

To cause one to enter a nervous, confused, agitated, or excited state. Preparing for board meetings always sends him into a tizzy, so just be prepared for a long couple of days. His incoherent tweet sent the Internet into a tizzy. The arrival of the pop star sent his fans into a tizz.
See also: send

throw (one) into a tizz(y)

To cause one to enter a nervous, confused, agitated, or excited state. Preparing for board meetings always throws him into a tizzy, so just be prepared for a long couple of days. His incoherent tweet threw the Internet into a tizzy. The arrival of the pop star threw his fans into a tizz.
See also: throw

be in a tizz(y)

To be in a nervous, confused, agitated, or excited state. He's always in a tizzy before board meetings, so it's going to be a long couple of days. The Internet is in a tizzy over his incoherent tweet. The pop star's fans will be in a tizz once he arrives.

get in(to) a tizz(y)

To get into a nervous, confused, agitated, or excited state. He always gets in a tizzy before board meetings, so it's going to be a long couple of days. His incoherent tweet got the Internet into a tizzy. The arrival of the pop star got his fans into a tizz.
See also: get

be/get in/into a ˈtizzy/ˈtizz (about something)

(informal) be/become excited, nervous or confused, especially about something that is not important: He was in such a tizz about his homework.
See also: get, tizz, tizzy
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