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carried away

1. Overly engrossed in one's enthusiasm, excitement, etc., to the point of making an excessive display of it. Sorry, I got a little carried away there—I just love talking about my favorite artists!
2. Having done something to an extreme or excessive degree, especially by unintentional incremental expansion of the original activity. Wow, it seems our interior designer got a little carried away. I mean, how many pairs of decorative antlers does one house need?
See also: away, carry
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"He ain't going to get carried away, but we have to open our eyes like crazy - not only us but his family, his agent, his entourage, his friends - to keep him on the ground."
Search of the 18-year-old lady who carried away by the flood due to heavy in Davao City and was found in a river near Dominga Village in Baguio District.
Let's not get carried away with this team just because it feels free enough to take risks, is not anchored by the anxiety of looming failure.
"We are in the quarter finals of the cup and we won't get carried away and we won't get carried away in the league, they were two disappointing results in the league but there is still a long way to go.
"We can't control anything externally, but internally we don't get too carried away. We didn't get carried away with taking eight games to get a win.
I complete my shopping for Ramadan at least two weeks in advance because I do not like being carried away with the aACAyBuy two get three offers' I never shop for groceries when I am hungry and tired as one is tempted to buy more in such a state of mind.
"i don't get carried away. i'm not that interested in what people write about me, i'm more interested in what my other players and coaches feel how i'm performing.
In last week's column an article headlined 'Let's not get too carried away now' suggested that the first round of Super League matches may not prove indicative of how the season as a whole will pan out.
On Sept 26, the court heard her apology, saying that they "just got carried away."
The fertility expert, left, who developed key advancements in IVF treatment told fellow academics at a conference "we have been carried away" by breakthroughs in reproduction.
NUNEATON Town boss Kevin Wilkin says his side must not get too carried away after they produced an impressive display to defeat ten-man Grimsby Town 2-1 at Blundell Park.
Wounded Afghan policeman is carried away from site of explosion, Kabul, May 24, 2013.Wounded Afghan policeman is carried away from site of explosion, Kabul, May 24, 2013.
The video showed several vehicles on fire and buildings destroyed, with people being carried away from the scene for medical treatment.
Ashley Greene, who has made a name for herself thanks to the 'Twilight' franchise, says that she loves her career, but it's sort of easy to get carried away and it's important to have people in your life to bring you back down to earth.