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go bananas

go bananas
go bananas

Date: Mar 03 2016

Themes: Celebrity, Music, Work


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

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“Singing is my life, and I have to do it, or I’m going to go totally bananas.”

Singer Kathleen Hanna of Bikini Kill, talking about her passion for music



1. Definition - Study the definition.

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act crazy; behave in a silly way; get very excited

2. Use - Learn how the slang is used.

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When was the last time you had a bad day? Did you get so angry that you wanted to pull your hair out? Sometimes, we feel so frustrated about a situation that our emotions make us act crazy. In English, the term for this is go bananas.

To go bananas means to get very angry. It can also mean to get very excited about something. For example, when a person wins the lottery, they go bananas because they feel so happy! They jump up and down, dance, and act silly!

Singer Kathleen Hanna loves to play music. If she could not sing in her band, she would go bananas and feel crazy and frustrated.

What makes you go bananas?


1. Examples - Hear some example sentences.

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“When I have to stay inside all day, I go bananas!”

“If Jason doesn’t ask Lily out soon, she will go bananas!”

“My friends go bananas whenever we have a party.”


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

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when i  ahve to go to mall with my sisters, i go banana because she delay too much to buy ssomething

01:31 PM Jul 23 2016 |




When unexpected or surprising situations occur you can easily go bananas despite it is sad case or happy event.

02:44 PM May 27 2016 |


South Korea

Bus driver drives very badly. I can.t sleep. It makes me go bananas.

11:24 PM Mar 03 2016 |


United States

When the weather is so hot , I will go bananas . I can’t stand hot weather , even I really like summer , though. lol

03:18 PM Mar 03 2016 |



If this republican guy win The USA election , there is no doubt that small group in s’ White House lobby getting go bananas .
Because they will begin their purposes no matter what will effect for innocents people in the global ?
That’s reality effect on our society .

12:31 PM Mar 03 2016 |

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Jennifer’s Garners went bananas recently reading the kids book with f words in it. Maybe the world likes it, but for me is another one who bites the dust.

11:33 AM Mar 03 2016 |




11:16 AM Mar 03 2016 |



Iran, Islamic Republic Of

I don’t act crazy,I’m pretty sure about my feelings and what I say

09:03 AM Mar 03 2016 |




become mad or angry;act very foolishly

08:01 AM Mar 03 2016 |



“When Pakistan lost the Cricket Match, I go bananas!”

04:34 AM Mar 03 2016 |

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