go nuts


: to become mentally ill : to become insane
She went nuts and started to believe that everyone was trying to kill her.
: 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.

Example Sentences

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“Go nuts.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/go%20nuts. Accessed 27 May. 2023.

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