English version

come unglued

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishcome ungluedcome ungluedAmerican English informal a) SUCCESSFUL#if a plan, situation etc comes unglued, it stops working well When his parents got divorced, his whole world came unglued. b) UPSETANGRYto become extremely upset or angry about something If someone talked to me like that, I would just come unglued. unglued
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come ungluedIf someone talked to me like that, I would just come unglued.When his parents got divorced, his whole world came unglued.Robbins, whose analogies tend strongly toward food, explained what happens when something comes unglued.You can turn the Mustang into any bend at any speed and it won't ever come unglued.What on earth was it about him that he could make her come unglued with just a single look?
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