go off the deep end

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beachboy

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I can´t feel and understand how to use the expression. Maybe because there are two or more meanings. I think it means something like BE ANGRY, LOSE CONTROL, RAISE HELL... Is that so?

Could I say: "MOM WENT OFF THE DEEP END WHEN SHE REALIZED I HADN´T CLEANED MY ROOM" ?
 

Horsa

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Yes to the meaning you suggest. and yes to your example. well done! :up:
 
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