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Meaning of “go off the deep end” in the English Dictionary

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go off the deep end

informal to get very ​angry about something or ​losecontrol of yourself
(Definition of go off the deep end from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “go off the deep end”
in Chinese (Simplified) 大怒,火冒三丈…
in Chinese (Traditional) 大怒,火冒三丈…
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