go nuts

idiom

1
: to become mentally ill : to become insane
She went nuts and started to believe that everyone was trying to kill her.
2
: to act in a way that is wild or out of control because of strong emotion
The crowd went nuts when the team won the championship.
When Dad sees that you broke the window, he's going to go nuts.

Examples of go nuts in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Kids will go nuts for mini chocolate chips sprinkled over hot waffles. Laura McLively, The Mercury News, 17 Apr. 2024 In the heyday of Twitter (remember Twitter?), Oscar watchers would go nuts over esoteric omissions. Travis M. Andrews, Washington Post, 5 Mar. 2024 Two slices could easily be a meal on their own. Or go nuts. Jenn Harris, Los Angeles Times, 12 Feb. 2024 Fans will go nuts for the latest Nothing Bundt Cakes flavor. Sabrina Weiss, Peoplemag, 11 Jan. 2024 Likewise, largemouths living in small farm ponds go nuts for this lure. Joe Cermele, Field & Stream, 4 Jan. 2024 Woo predicted that Koreans will go nuts when Ohtani and the Dodgers open their 2024 season next year in Seoul. Teresa Watanabe, Los Angeles Times, 29 Dec. 2023 McDonald’s fans may go nuts for the latest McFlurry. Liza Esquibias, Peoplemag, 19 July 2023 There's a cornucopia of esoteric deals on this one page—or rather ten pages—of deals, so go nuts. Nena Farrell, WIRED, 11 Oct. 2023

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“Go nuts.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/go%20nuts. Accessed 21 Jul. 2024.

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