lose one's marbles


lose one's marbles
Australian Slang
go insane

English dialects glossary. 2013.

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  • 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 one's marbles — vb to become deranged or feeble minded, go crazy. Marbles, when referring to male faculties, usually refers to testicles, but in this case one s wits or intelligence are in question. The origin of this phrase is uncertain, in spite of many… …   Contemporary slang

  • lose one's marbles —    If someone loses their marbles, they become mentally confused, or no longer behave sensibly or rationally.     The old man is acting very strangely. He seems to have lost his marbles …   English Idioms & idiomatic expressions

  • lose one's marbles — {v. phr.} To go mad; become crazed. * /Stan must have lost his marbles; he is hopelessly pursuing a happily married woman./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • lose one's marbles — {v. phr.} To go mad; become crazed. * /Stan must have lost his marbles; he is hopelessly pursuing a happily married woman./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • lose\ one's\ marbles — v. phr. To go mad; become crazed. Stan must have lost his marbles; he is hopelessly pursuing a happily married woman …   Словарь американских идиом

  • lose one's marbles — go crazy or act irrationally He seems to have lost his marbles and doesn t make any sense at all …   Idioms and examples

  • lose one's marbles — Vrb phrs. To go crazy, to lose control …   English slang and colloquialisms

  • Lose one's marbles — go insane …   Dictionary of Australian slang


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