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do (one's) nana

To become angry. It is possible that "nana" is short for "banana," coming from the use of "bananas" to mean "crazy." Primarily heard in Australia. Mom will definitely do her nana when she finds out we broke her antique vase.
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na-na na-na boo-boo

A teasing nonsense phrase typically said by children. You can't catch me! Na-na na-na boo-boo!

na-na na-na na-na

A teasing nonsense phrase typically said by children. You can't catch me! Na-na na-na na-na!

off (one's) nana

old-fashioned slang Crazy, insane, or mentally deranged. Sometimes written as "off (one's) 'nana" to reflect the abbreviation of "banana." I think you've gone off your nana for giving up that cushy office job, but, hey, follow your dreams. Don't go off your 'nana, I only took the car out for a quick spin. My auntie likes to let people think she's off her nana, but she's actually incredibly clever and witty.
See also: nana, off
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do (or lose) your nana

lose your temper. Australian
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off your nana

mentally deranged. Australian
Nana in these idioms is probably short for banana ; compare with go bananas at banana.
See also: nana, off
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Love Kian SANDERSON MICHELLE Happy mothers day to the best mum in the world love Georgia SANDERSON MICHELLE Thank You for being the best Mum in the world Love Mia SANDRA WHITE Number 1 Nan Happy Mother's Day Nanna, All our Love Rosie and Poppy X SANSAM CAROL Happy Mothers Day To The Best Mam In The World - Love You More Than You Know - Lee xxxxxx saRah BAILEY Happy Mother's Day Mam, i love u so much thank you for being the best mam ever love Son Rio xxxxxxx saRah LEE Hope you have a good day Nana Joshy Love Rio xxxxx saRah MORLEY Happy 1st mother's day to the best mummy in the world!
love Mel & daz xxx SAVAGE MARGARET Happy mothers day nana Hope you have a great day Love Nathan, charley and Jessica xxx SAVAGE MARGARET Most amazing, precious, caring nana, no other nana like you, love you millions, Charley xxxxx SAVAGE NORMA Happy mothers day mam your simply the best love always gaye x harry xx SAVILLE MRS BUD To a very special Mam Have a great day.