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go bonkers

1. To be or become wild, restless, irrational, or crazy; to act in such a way. The drivers in this country seem to go completely bonkers if there's even a little bit of snow on the ground. Don't give the kids too much sugar or they'll end up going bonkers! We thought taking our family vacation in a tiny cottage out in the country would be a nice break from city life, but we all went a bit bonkers after a few days.
2. To be or become very angry or upset. My parents went bonkers when they found out I'd taken the car without asking. Now, don't go bonkers or anything, but I've decided to move to Canada.
3. To be or become extremely excited or enthusiastic (about something). I've never understood that pop star's popularity, but kids just go bonkers for her music.
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But the moment we picked him up from the parlour he saw Lucy and went bonkers.
Tony came to see me," recalls the 72-year-old star, "and the hospital staff went bonkers.
Now that's proper grub Simon Lord There are nice Turkish and Indian restaurants in Cardiff Bay Mahi Badi On Wales' Euro 2016 match against Israel tomorrow We'll beat them don't you worry Matthew Keen All us Welsh went bonkers last night I think, and it will be twice as mad if we win on Sunday.
PUPILS went bonkers for conkers during a special tournament held at a primary school.
Remember just a few months ago when Egyptian actress Ghada Abdel Razek went bonkers at Mohammad Sami , the director of her show "Hekayet Hayat" (Hayat's Story) at the time, for getting drugged up while on set?
The 52-year-old England, Spurs and Leicester City legend said people just went bonkers and tried to read into it something that wasn't there, the Mirror reported.
The 52-year-old England, Spurs and Leicester City legend said: "People just went bonkers and tried to read into it something that wasn't there.
CELTIC fans went bonkers on Wednesday - and that wasn't just because my Bonkers Bet came up.
HUNDREDS of Birmingham school pupils went bonkers for conkers in a bid to break a Guinness World Record.
Last night's crowd went bonkers when Rihanna joined him for the haunting Love the Way You Lie, swiftly followed by an appearance from Skylar Gray for I Need a Doctor, plus choice morsels from his Bad Meets Evil Album.
A few years ago, the central and state governments went bonkers over another sportsperson from Hyderabad who was, at best, a high-profile loser.
I know the whole of England went bonkers when their team won the Ashes a few years back.
To be honest, I think it is high time we went bonkers over this issue.
It all started with the first Celeb BB, when half-witted former TV host Vanessa Feltz went bonkers live in front of the nation, and our appitite for Z-list blood has grown and grown.
American children went bonkers over Barbie but Britain had its own fashion doll ( Sindy.