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work yourself into a frenzy/panic/state etc

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishwork yourself into a frenzy/panic/state etcwork yourself into a frenzy/panic/state etcCAUSEto make yourself become very nervous, angry etc He seemed to be working himself into a rage. work
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work yourself into a frenzy/panic/state etcMake sure that the horse stays calm and does not work himself into a frenzy.You're working yourself into a state.I could see at once he was working himself into a panic about it all.I knew I was working myself into a state, but I kept on staring at the picture of the dead girl.It was silly to work himself into a state like this.A 16-year-old girl works herself into a frenzy of grief for a friend killed by right-wing vigilantes.
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