off (one's) trolley

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off (one's) trolley

Crazy or insane. When he told me about his plan to renovate the old, condemned house, I immediately thought he was off his trolley. You must be off your trolley if you think you can lift that heavy box by yourself.
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off your trolley

BRITISH, INFORMAL
If someone is off their trolley, they are behaving in a crazy way. If they think officers are going to give up their cars, they're off their trolley. Most people think I'm off my trolley, but I've never been so sure of anything in my life.
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off your trolley

crazy. informal
The trolley in this case is a pulley running on an overhead track that transmits power from the track to drive a tram; the idea is similar to that in go off the rails (see rail).
1983 Nathaniel Richard Nash The Young and Fair If you suspect Patty, you're off your trolley.
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off your ˈtrolley

(British English, informal) crazy; stupid: He’s completely off his trolley!
This idiom is similar to ‘go off the rails’ but refers to a tram (= a vehicle driven by electricity than runs on rails in the street) that has become disconnected from the power in the overhead track.
See also: off, trolley
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And if you think we're off our trolley, you only have to compare Geri, above, with actress Anna Karen's Olive, right.
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The yellow capes the girls are wearing in our snap were courtesy of the Off Our Trolley workshop, where all sorts of trolleys and costumes were made for yesterday's parade with a junior version of the Big Voice idea.
This year the parade has been organised by Off Our Trolley Carnival Arts Partnership which has been running free arts workshops throughout May in preparation for the event.
They also worked with Birmingham-based Off Our Trolley to make small carnival floats out of shopping trolleys for a parade.
Garry Jones, from Off Our Trolley Arts, has been working with the collective as well as other community groups and schools in Caldmore to create Streets Alive decorations.