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ruzu27

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I am looking for a colloquial expression to describe someone
who is not quite...

Can I say 'she hasn't got all her marbles'?

Are there other idioms?

Thank you for your help.

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Horsa

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Yes, you can. :)

How about

She's a sandwich short of a picnic. (There are many like this.)
She's not playing with a full deck.
She's got a screw loose.
 

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Can I say 'she hasn't got all her marbles'?

ruzu27

Shouldn't it rather be "she has lost her marbles" ?
some suggestions

be as mad as a hatter
be off the rocker
go round the bend
be one card/several cards short of a full deck
be one sandwich short of a picnic
hope this helps :-D
 

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I have heard both said on many occasions - I must know a lot of strange people.:-D

sry Horsa, didn't mean any offence
our posts probably just crossed because I took my sweet time in answering :-D
 
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Hey, no need to apologise. Everybody should fell free to chip in with their ideas. And you were right there are often several versions.:-D
 

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that should have been feel free - I've been typing in Russian too much recently and have forgotten where the keys are. :-D
 
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