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go to pieces

Definition of go to pieces

  1. :  to become unable to behave normally because one is very nervous or upset <I go (all) to pieces if I have to talk in front of a large group of people.>



Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  to move on a course :  proceed — compare stop

    :  to move out of or away from a place expressed or implied :  leave, depart

    :  to take a certain course or follow a certain procedure

  1. :  the act or manner of going

    :  the height of fashion :  rage

    :  an often unexpected turn of affairs :  occurrence

  1. :  functioning properly :  being in good and ready condition

  1. :  a game played between two players who alternately place black and white stones on a board checkered by 19 vertical lines and 19 horizontal lines in an attempt to enclose the larger area on the board

pieceplay pieces
  1. : :  a part of a whole: as

    :  fragment

    :  portion, allocation

  1. :  to repair, renew, or complete by adding pieces :  patch


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