go mental

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go mental

1. To become extremely angry or upset. My parents are going to go mental if they find out we had a party here! Don't go mental, but I think I broke your computer.
2. To become or feel crazy. I'm going mental being stuck in this cabin all week with my parents!
3. To act in a crazy, foolish, or reckless way. Too many kids start going mental when they go to college and have total freedom for the first time in their lives.
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go ˈmental

(British English, slang) become very angry: My dad’ll go mental when he sees what we’ve done!
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go mental

in. go crazy; to act stupid. Another day in that history class and I know I will go mental.
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One fan said that she went mental when she found out.
A clip of my audition was on Good Morning Britain last Friday and from then on my social media went mental.
Bali Pure went mental in offense raining down on the hapless Summer Spikers with 45 points off spikes and 12 service aces.
The tune kicked in and the field went mental, myself included.
The remark came after the actor did not save his co-star Reese Witherspoon when a zebra went mental on set of the flick.
We had to stop doing that though when Chops wrote a line about a whack DJ and the gaffer (Dave Jones) went mental.
The Emir then went mental at Ghanim (bin Saad al Saad, managing director of Qatari Diar) telling himhowawful the design was.
He added: "We came in and the whole place went mental.
Owning, or at least having some control over the products of one's mental labors started to be an issue from the moment we humans went mental.
A bemused onlooker said: "Jamie had said something and the girl went mental.
Atomic Kitten's LIZ McLARNON: "We were rehearsing in a London dance studio but legged it to a pub to watch the game - and our manager went mental.
Brian Trump went mental and started hitting baseball's everywhere, including a home run that sailed out of the stadium and bounced into the front door of a nearby house.
2m from Blackpool for David Goodwillie and the bank went mental.
Dublin Club promoter Buzz O'Neill said: "It started out as a tweet that just went mental - it was trending in Dublin and Ireland.