lose your head Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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Meaning of “lose your head” in the English Dictionary

"lose your head" in British English

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lose your head

informalC1 to lose ​control and not ​act in a ​calm way: He usually ​staysquitecalm 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)

"lose your head" in American English

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lose your head

to not have ​control of ​youremotions: 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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