go from one extreme to another

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go from one extreme to another

To change or shift between two very different states or things. A: "Why's Mom so upset? I thought she was happy that I moved out." B: "Yeah, well, you know Mom—she tends to go from one extreme to another." Snow one day and 60 degree sunshine the next? Boy, the weather around here sure can go from one extreme to another!
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Michelle's fashion style goes from one extreme to another. ``I seem to like either really expensive things and then bargain basement outfits.''
CELTIC keeper Jonathon Gould doesn't know whether to laugh or cry as his topsy turvy season goes from one extreme to another.