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going nuts

going nuts

Date: Mar 16 2005

Quote

1. Quote - Listen to the quote and guess what the slang means.

“They must have thought he was going nuts.”
-Zak Sally, bassist for Low talking about the band’s new direction and the reaction from fans when Neil Young changed musical direction.

Definition

1. Definition - Study the definition.

acting crazy, doing things you wouldn’t normally do

2. Use - Learn how the slang is used.

We use this phrase a lot as a joke with friends, co-workers or family members. When we say it, we usually don’t really mean that someone is going crazy.
One time, however, I really thought I WAS going nuts. I had just flown from Portland to Stuttgart, Germany and I had the worst jetlag ever. I was really tired but every time I went to sleep I would have these crazy dreams and wake up not knowing where I was or even who I was.
Normally, this wouldn’t be such a huge problem. I was used to flying frequently and a day or two was always good enough for recovery.
This time was different though. My jetlag lasted for 2 weeks! It got to the point where I really, honestly thought I was going nuts.
I’m glad I didn’t.

Examples

1. Examples - Hear some example sentences.

“Look! My cat is going nuts over the catnip I just gave him. He’s running all around and rolling all over everything.”

””Look! My cat is going nuts over the catnip I just gave him. He’s running all around and rolling all over everything.”
“You must really be going nuts if you think that you can invite me to dinner and expect me to pay for everything.”
“I think I’m going nuts. I keep on thinking that someone is calling my name and when I look up, there’s no one there.”

“You must really be going nuts if you think that you can invite me to dinner and expect me to pay for everything.”

“I think I’m going nuts. I keep on thinking that someone is calling my name and when I look up, there’s no one there.”

Winners

1. Winners - See who guessed the slang definition correctly.

going nuts” means “going insane/mad/crazy”.
by Jessica (Wenzhou, China)
going crazy
by tina (taiwan, taipei)
Going nuts – it means becaming crazy?!
by Elena (Ottawa, Canada)
“To go nuts” means “to go mad”.
by Lily (, Iran)
it means getting crazy i think !!
by CHEN (shantou, china)
Hey that’s an easy 1,, :(;)), it means going crazy—doing unusual stuff—loozing yer head over something—juss being stupid.. i guess.. :0)
by Mo (Jeddah, KSA)
going crazy
by Carolina (Cascavel-PR, BRazil)
be crazy
by yi (BJ, China)
To satirize someone who is out of his mind,same meaning to “go crazy”!!!
by Lilian (Taipei, Taiwan)
going nuts means getting crazy.
by Hui (Tianjin, China)
I think it means to get crazy
by Flávia (Guarapuava, Brazil)
Getting crazy
by Shiau Chuen (Klang, Malaysia)
go mad
by gole (shanghai, china)
If you describe somebody is going nut, you mean that they are going crazy.
by Matilda (Taipei, ROC)
going nuts means going crazy,being foolish,acting strange.
by mamie (Wroclaw, Poland)
going off-track;even,going crazy;doing the totally unexpected
by Urvi (GURGAON, INDIA)
be crazy at or engaged in sth.
by Lu (HK, China)
the phrase “going nuts” means being crazy.
by gf (, China)
going nuts” means going crazy or going mad. Like when someone say something weird to you so you say ‘you’re going nuts!’
by Kaewta (Bangkok, Thailand)
going nuts means acting crazy or something strange
by AYESHA (chennai, INDIA)
going crazy
by Elsa (Beijing, China)
going nuts means going crazy, right?
by Ruihua (Shijiazhuang, China)
i think it means someone crazily like sth
by jian (shanghai, china)
‘to go nuts’ means be crazy about something, get excited to extreme extent
by Grace (Darhan, Mongolia)
be crazy,going crazy
by may (mianyang, China)
going nuts” means that i am gonna be crazy about something and i can’t take it.
by victor (tianjin, China)
it means going crazy mad
by amir (mashhad, iran)
driven crazy, going mad, becoming insane.
by rajinkash (, India)
I think it means like going crazy
by cecilia (pichilemu, chile)
It means: losting his mind, going mad, not knowing what he how wrong he is.
by Emerson (Sertãozinho, Brazil)
being crazy
by ana (Monterrey, Mexico)
It means that he is going crazy or out of his mind.
by Felipe (Medellin, Colombia)
Going nuts means going crazy !
by gregory (saint etienne, France)
Going nuts means going crazy, to do unusual, unexpected, strange things.
by Alejandro (México, México)
Going nuts” means someone is going crazy.
by Ring (Taichung, Taiwan)
Going nuts, I think, means being crazy or out of mind.
by Lucy (Mississauga, Canada)
It means the person in question is becoming mad or crazy about something.
by Stanley (Chennai, India)
going nuts means going crazy
by viviane (arraial do cabo, brazil)
It guess that it means crazy
by Emily (Hong Kong SAR, China)
when someone is going nuts, he or she is getting crazy
by Graciela (mar del plata, argentina)
means become insane,going crazy and get very excited.
by Emily (Qinhuangdao, China)
I think “going nuts“means going crazy.something you did that others thought that was unreasonable.
by Michelle (Wide goose, China)
In my opinion the slang go nuts means something like being crazy, funk.
That’s it!!
See u
Vera la Mar
by Vera (São Paulo, Brazil)
act crazy, do wild things, lose control
by Jovy (Sydney, Australia)
unusual,therefore strange, unexpected step. literally can mean going crazy. May also show excitement.
by Srikanth (Bangalore, India)

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NIJ321655

NIJ321655

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I go nuts when some one do not keep there promise it like they just don’t care about you or some it fun.

07:13 PM Sep 24 2016 |

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