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be/go round the twist

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