lose one's mind (or marbles)

lose one's mind (or marbles)
lose one's mind (or marbles)
informal
go insane.
lose

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  • lose one's mind — ► lose one s mind (or marbles) informal go insane. Main Entry: ↑lose …   English terms dictionary

  • lose one's mind — (or one s marbles) informal go insane …   Useful english dictionary

  • lose one's marbles — ► lose one s mind (or marbles) informal go insane. Main Entry: ↑lose …   English terms dictionary

  • lose one's marbles — go crazy, become insane, lose one s mind …   English contemporary dictionary

  • lose — ► VERB (past and past part. lost) 1) be deprived of or cease to have or retain. 2) become unable to find. 3) fail to win. 4) earn less (money) than one is spending. 5) waste or fail to take advantage of. 6) ( …   English terms dictionary

  • lose — [lu:z] verb (past and past participle lost) 1》 be deprived of or cease to have or retain.     ↘be deprived of (a relative or friend) through their death.     ↘(of a pregnant woman) miscarry (a baby).     ↘(be lost) be destroyed or killed.… …   English new terms dictionary

  • marbles — n. 1) to play marbles 2) a game of marbles 3) (misc.) (colloq.) to lose one s marbles ( to lose one s mind ) * * * a game of marbles to play marbles (misc.) (colloq.) to lose one s marbles ( to lose one s mind ) …   Combinatory dictionary

  • lose — [ luz ] (past tense and past participle lost [ lɔst ] ) verb *** ▸ 1 stop having something ▸ 2 be unable to find ▸ 3 not win ▸ 4 have less than before ▸ 5 when someone dies ▸ 6 no longer see/hear etc. ▸ 7 not have body part ▸ 8 stop having… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • lose */*/*/ — UK [luːz] / US [luz] verb Word forms lose : present tense I/you/we/they lose he/she/it loses present participle losing past tense lost UK [lɒst] / US [lɔst] past participle lost Get it right: lose: Don t confuse lose (a verb) and loose (an… …   English dictionary

  • mad — adjective 1) he felt he was going mad Syn: insane, mentally ill, certifiable, deranged, demented, of unsound mind, out of one s mind, not in one s right mind, sick in the head, crazy, crazed, lunatic, non compos mentis, unhinged, disturbed,… …   Thesaurus of popular words

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