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English definition of “go ape”

go ape

(offensive go apeshit) informal
to become extremely angry: She went ape because I was half an hour late.Becoming angry and expressing anger
(Definition of go ape from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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