go off the deep end

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to yield to mental or emotional stress After months of pressure at work, he went off the deep end.

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“Go off the deep end.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/go%20off%20the%20deep%20end. Accessed 17 Apr. 2024.

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