go crazy

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go crazy

1. To become mentally unstable. Typically used hyperbolically. I'll end up going crazy if I have to work in this cubicle for one more day! They say the old man went crazy after being attacked by a wolf.
2. To act in an excited, uninhibited manner; to go wild. The audience went crazy when the special guest took the stage. The kids go crazy when we play that game.
See also: crazy, go
Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

go crazy

 and go nuts
to become crazy, disoriented, or frustrated. It is so busy here that I think I will go crazy. Bob went nuts because his car got a flat tire.
See also: crazy, go
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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