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Meaning of “be/go round the twist” in the English Dictionary

"be/go round the twist" in British English

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be/go round the twist

(also send sb round the twist) UK old-fashioned to be, ​become, or make someone ​elsebecomeangry or ​unable to ​behave in a ​reasonable way: If I'd ​stayed there any ​longer, I'd have gone round the twist.
(Definition of be/go round the twist from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “be/go round the twist”
in Chinese (Simplified) (使)愤怒,(使)发怒, (使)疯癫,(使)发疯…
in Chinese (Traditional) (使)憤怒,(使)發怒, (使)瘋癲,(使)發瘋…
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