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go bonkers

1. To be or become wild, restless, irrational, or crazy; to act in such a way. The drivers in this country seem to go completely bonkers if there's even a little bit of snow on the ground. Don't give the kids too much sugar or they'll end up going bonkers! We thought taking our family vacation in a tiny cottage out in the country would be a nice break from city life, but we all went a bit bonkers after a few days.
2. To be or become very angry or upset. My parents went bonkers when they found out I'd taken the car without asking. Now, don't go bonkers or anything, but I've decided to move to Canada.
3. To be or become extremely excited or enthusiastic (about something). I've never understood that pop star's popularity, but kids just go bonkers for her music.
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He staged a monumental spectacle at the Brits - hundreds of his mates in hoodies on stage going bonkers, swearing like troopers, flamethrowers blazing high into the air.
Lauren German and a few other trapped souls (above) make a poor case for the survival of the species by going bonkers in a bunker after Manhattan is flattened.
FUN WITH FRIENDS: Sophie McCrossan and Faith Moody play in the shed, above, and are joined by Hettie Cook and Gabriel McDonald, above right HAVING FUN: Nicholas Graham enjoys his milk BUILDING: Amy Holmes plays with Lego, above YOUNG ARTISTS: James Dickinson, left, and Tameka Thompson, above, paint pictures while Will Grange plays with a fire engine, right GOING BONKERS FOR CONKERS: Playing with conkers are Jack Mitchell, left, Jack Maddock, above left and Ben Connelly, above right CREATIVE: Melanie Taylor plays on the computer, left, while Charlie Mulqueen draws on the whiteboard, right ALL SMILES: Drawing on the blackboard, left, is Katie Anderson, while Harry Penman is eating an apple, right.
Presented in Robbie's trademark no-nonsense style, this year's hottest Christmas DVD stocking-filler for footie fans has got it all - from breath-taking blunders and nightmare misses to cack-handed goalkeepers and players going bonkers.
Celebs seem to be going bonkers at the moment in an effort to reveal everything about their personal lives.
14 December 2010 - Asian consumers are going bonkers over smartphones powered by Google's (NASDAQ:GOOG) mobile system Android, making the Internet search giant the undisputed leader at present in the battle for mobile supremacy with Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) and its hugely popular iPhone, the Financial Times reported.
MALE celebs have been going bonkers for comfortable Fin's Shoes of late.
As I've said before, this country is going bonkers.
YOU could forgive the crowd at Spillers Wharf on Newcastle Quayside for going Bonkers this coming Monday - literally.
A SCHOOL in the Black Country is going bonkers for Wonka with its production of Charlie and The Chocolate Factory.
The increase gives buyers a chance to look at more properties and keeps sellers from going bonkers when setting an asking price.
It's as if she were just another sodden football fan going bonkers after her favorite team scored a touchdown.
On the lighter side, we loved Best Actress nominee Annette Bening's turn as a Martha Stewart wanna-be going bonkers, Beauty's victory would also mark the coming-of-age of gay Hollywood heavyweight David Geffen's fledgling studio, DreamWorks SKG.
and her secret gig at the Shepherd's Bush Empire, we have been going bonkers for Beyonce's look.
Why then is our abiding memory of him going bonkers in Ridley's Scott's 1979 interstellar horror and trying to throttle Sigourney Weaver to death before being decapitated in a slurry of milky, spaghetti-like goo?