go wild

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go wild

To become very excited or enthusiastic (about someone or something). I've never understood that pop star's popularity, but kids just go wild over her music.
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go wild

Fig. to get very excited. At the end of the football game, the kick was good and the crowd went wild.
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Our own fire never diminished, and I doubt if twenty-five per cent of our shots went wild. It had never been given me to see such deadly accuracy of aim, and it seemed as though a little figure on one of the craft dropped at the explosion of each bullet, while the banners and upper works dissolved in spurts of flame as the irresistible projectiles of our warriors mowed through them.
Haarlem went wild about flowers, and tulips received their full share of worship.
So I took the gun and went up a piece into the woods, and was hunting around for some birds when I see a wild pig; hogs soon went wild in them bottoms after they had got away from the prairie farms.
Then, as he recognized her, he went wild. He sprang away, dashing around and around the room, sniffing under the washstand and smelling out the corners.
She had a marvelously flexible voice and wonderful power of expression; the audience went wild over her selection.
While he went wild with happiness when Thornton touched him or spoke to him, he did not seek these tokens.
As the eyes of the villagers fell upon the prisoner, they went wild, and heavy jaws fell open in astonishment and incredulity.
A cattle herder, was reported dead after a cow from the herd he shepherded, went wild and gored him to death at Ughelli, Ughelli North local government area of Delta State.
Local farmers told police it was possible that the animal went wild because of the extreme heat.
A witness has disclosed that the celebrity couple and their pals went wild during the celebration.
When she sang: 'First, I was afraidA|' (from 'I Will Survive'), the gays (in the audience) went wild. You know how crazy my wife isA| We earned P12,000 that night!
FEEL SO CLOSE Fans went wild for Ellie Goulding and Calvin Harris.
As if that wasn't bad enough, Francis got himself into more hot water last year when he went wild again -- this time on his own employees.
Summary: Fans went wild at a Rihanna concert in New Jersey when Jay-Z made an unexpected appearance.