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    #1

    Go berserk

    He/she will go berserk when he/she finds out the burglary of the house.
    The word berserk is an adverb here. For me, it affects the verb go, which is a verb.

    My husband says it is an adjective.

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    #2

    Re: Go berserk

    I agree with your husband.


    Concise Oxford English Dictionary 2008 Oxford University Press:
    berserk
    adjective - out of control; wild or frenzied.
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    #3

    Re: Go berserk

    GO functions as a linking verb here.

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    #4

    Re: Go berserk

    As a matter of interest, students may be interested in this: Berserker - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

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