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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.
See also: go, nuts
Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

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.
See also: go, nuts
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Amused with the impromptu gig, passengers and the plane crew went nuts and danced with them.
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A source said: "When his daughter and [the mother of his child] saw the car, they went nuts. They were so appreciative and thankful."
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Thunderroads from Japan went nuts. Their guitarist climbed the huge PA speakers and leapt down all while playing MC5ish rock.
It was rammed to the gills and everyone went nuts till the small hours.
SIR - I'm sure the vast majority of your decent readership are sickened by Heather Stokes' behaviour, ("Abusive gran 'went nuts' with workmen", Dec12).
Government officials in Brazil went nuts over the valuable work done by experts at the Pershore Road centre and invited them to participate in the Golden Lion Tamarin and the Golden Headed Lion Tamarin breeding programmes.
I won't name her because last time I did she went nuts" - Adrian Chiles (pictured).
There was a crowd to the left of the green and they all went nuts."
At this performance (with Clifton Brown) the audience went nuts.
Ambassador, and how the women in the audience went nuts when he took his shirt off.
"He came down a tree and headed for me, but I shot him before he jumped." It was, he said, a "shame" that the squirrel "went nuts, but I couldn't let this little beggar hold the town to ransom." The 61-year-old school caretaker was lauded as a local hero by relieved Knutsford residents.
ITV missed the biggest sartorial show-up of them all - when Bryan Ferry went nuts and appeared on stage as Zorro, complete with bolero jacket, cummerbund and Deputy Dawg hat.
Indeed, after the 51st annual fest in May--which opened with Mike Nichols's cowardly Primary Colors, went nuts over Blues Brothers 2000, and ended with Godzilla--one might conclude that the festival is no longer really "about" anything at all; it just keeps happening once a year, a natural phenomenon like the migraine-inducing mistral swooping south down the Rhone Valley, or the appearance of Roger Ebert in a sports shirt.