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

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
References in classic literature ?
I now felt sure that the poor fellow had gone crazy in his solitude, and I suppose I must have shown the feeling in my face, for he repeated the statement hotly: "Rich!
Folks'll say I've gone crazy when they see my building spree, but I know what I'm about.
I think that I should have gone crazy but for the sound of my approaching jailer.
A distressed voice cried out in the dark below us: "Who's that gone crazy, now?"
With former Meath footballer Paddy O'Rourke the latest to cry foul at the toil that goes with being an inter-county player, Dowling admitted that it's "all gone crazy."
Redknapp says the Championship market has "gone crazy" and believes Assombalonga's record switch to Boro from Nottingham Forest has resulted in other clubs increasing their asking prices for in-demand players.
Summary: Fans have gone crazy as the cast of Star Trek Into Darkness turned out for the London premiere.
Cashing in on the popularity, five bars with names such as Fantasy Espresso, Steamy Grounds and Espresso Gone Crazy have mushroomed in the last 12 months.
Mr Clegg said politicians had "all gone crazy" over Europe and had been "trading blows" in a way that distracted attention from the real debate.
When Doog (good spelled backward), one of Jeremy's cartoon characters, jumps out of the computer, Jeremy thinks he's gone crazy. But Doog convinces Jeremy he's for real, along with other Toonies from Cartoon Land, with its yellow sky, two blue moons and bright red stars.
So you either think it's political correctness gone crazy or it's all very sad.There again, like me, you could think this entire makey-uppy celebration is just a commercial ramp, created solely by the shops to shift the socks and naff ties they couldn't get sell at Christmas.
It's population control gone crazy in this tale where extra siblings are put to death.
Have they gone crazy?" Beneath the irony of the students' shock when the band drops its pretense, Watkins later recognizes, lies a more sobering reality: "It was, I thought, the price of the ticket--the inevitable result when, for small immediate gains, you take on a role t hat was little more than someone else's illusion.
If the World Had Gone Crazy If the world had gone crazy, It would be very funny.
The greed in Australia--in the upper echelons of business, in government, in bureaucracy--has gone crazy in the last 10 years.