Do you ever feel like you are going crazy? Is it your colleagues that drive you crazy, or is it a noisy neighbour? You might have your hands full with too much work and too short a time to complete it. Or you may be stuck in a traffic jam and late for a job interview.
Below you will see some of the most common English idioms you can use when feeling angry, frustrated or irritated with something.
1. go bananas
If I stay with her one more minute, I'll go bananas.
2. go nuts
Teenagers like to get together and go nuts on Saturday night.
3. lose it
When Erica asked Tim to leave, he just lost it and started shouting at her.
4. go mental
Have you gone mental? Why do you keep arguing with the boss? You’ll get fired.
5. freak out
We are going to freak out if you do not show up.
你不来我们就要发疯了. (freakout这个 词用的可多了,不好怎么明确地解释)
6. go bonkers
When I was told to wait for another hour, I just went absolutely bonkers.
7. go berserk
The crowd went berserk when they were told that all the flights had been cancelled.
8. blow one’s top
professional women Good enough is never good enough. Perfectionist blow one's top feel guilty start the whole cycle over again
9. fly off the handle
10. hit the ceiling/ hit the roof
I can’t be late. My parents will hit the roof.
11. go ballistic
My new neighbours throw parties every night. It just makes me go ballistic.
12. go off the deep end
I’ll go off the deep end if I get fired because of someone else’s mistake.
13. blow up
When I saw the look on Helen’s face, I just knew she’d blow up.
14. pop one’s cork
I have something to tell you. Please, don’t pop your cork.
15. go ape
When Colonel Harper found out, he would go ape.