going off the deep end

phrase

present participle of go off the deep end
as in falling apart
to yield to mental or emotional stress After months of pressure at work, he went off the deep end.

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“Going off the deep end.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/going%20off%20the%20deep%20end. Accessed 13 Jul. 2024.

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