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bees in one's bonnet

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a sudden impulsive and apparently unmotivated idea or action
  • She suddenly got a bee in her bonnet to quit her job and become a painter.

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“Bees in one's bonnet.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/bees%20in%20one%27s%20bonnet. Accessed 1 Oct. 2020.

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