going to pieces

phrase

present participle of go to pieces
as in losing it
to yield to mental or emotional stress After the breakup of his marriage he completely went to pieces.

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“Going to pieces.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/going%20to%20pieces. Accessed 22 Jul. 2024.

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