from one extreme to the other

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Definition of from one extreme to the other

used to say that something that is beyond what is normal or reasonable in one extreme changes to something that is in an opposite amount or degree beyond what is normal or reasonable His mood changed/swung from one extreme to the other.The weather can go from one extreme to the other.

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“From one extreme to the other.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/from%20one%20extreme%20to%20the%20other. Accessed 21 Jan. 2022.

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