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go nuts

1. To go crazy. I'll end up going nuts if I have to work in this cubicle for one more day!
2. To act in an excited, uninhibited manner. In this usage, the phrase can be used as an imperative. Here are the art supplies, guys—go nuts. The audience went nuts when the special guest took the stage.
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go nuts

INFORMAL
If someone goes nuts, they become extremely angry, excited, or mentally ill. You'll go nuts living in a place like that. `The noise caused all the neighbors to go nuts,' he laughed.
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Eyewitnesses described the animals as "going nuts" and foaming at the mouth as they circled around the pair and their two dogs.
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I'm going nuts." The furious speaker then swears at someone.
- William, by email AIF it's the big-leafed variety, with leaves about the size of your hand, it will be going nuts in the warm weather.
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NURSES are going nuts walking to work in fear of being attacked by violent squirrels.
The Yavapai-devised instrument keeps a pistolsmith from going nuts trying to figure out why he can't get that sharp, snappy trigger on Audie Murphy's .45.
E's article on peanut and tree nut allergies ("Going Nuts," Eating Right, July/August 2005) failed to warn parents that children with nut allergies are at risk of severe--even fatal--reactions to soy.
On occasions I wonder if I'm going nuts, or just maybe, despite the doubts, my quiet fury is a normal reaction from an average human being.
Though "Gigli" and Bennifer seemed to signal that the public had OD'd on star romances, it's clear that the right chemistry can do the trick: Tom Cruise-Katie Holmes and Brad Pitt-Angelina Jolie had the pros and non-pros going nuts.
Chet always needs something to keep himself occupied, so when he's trapped in a car, airplane, or van on a trip or waiting out an injury, he's got to do something to keep from going nuts. What does he do?
Spurgeon has been tending all these years are going nuts, and so are we.
Unusual food lovers are going nuts for a new delicacy on a hotel's specials board - squirrel.
Kakuma's sports and school classes keep the kids there from going nuts, says Daggett.