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lose your head

informal
C1 to lose control and not act in a calm way: He usually stays quite calm in meetings but this time he just lost his head.
(Definition of lose your head from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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lose your head

to not have control of your emotions: Everything went dark, and I just lost my head and couldn't think what to do.
(Definition of lose your head from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “lose your head”
in Chinese (Simplified) 失去理智, 情绪失控…
in Turkish paniğe kapılmak, eli ayağına dolaşmak, tepesi atmak…
in Russian терять голову…
in Chinese (Traditional) 失去理智, 情緒失控…
in Polish tracić głowę…
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