get carried away


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get carried away

Fig. to be overcome by emotion or enthusiasm (in one's thinking or actions). Calm down, Jane. Don't get carried away. Here, Bill. Take this money and go to the candy store, but don't get carried away.
See also: away, carry, get

be/get carried aˈway

be/get very excited or lose control of your feelings: I got carried away and started shouting at the television.
See also: away, carry, get
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TIPPERARY manager Liam Sheedy has warned that his charges cannot get carried away by early season success in the Waterford Crystal Cup.