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Online ESL Idioms
An online collection of common English idioms.

- GO APE -

GO APE is an informal expression meaning to just lose control and become really angry or excited. For example:

When I told him we had tickets to see the rock concert on Saturday, he just went ape. (Meaning he was really excited).

He's a really nice guy, but just don't talk about his old boss or he'll go ape. (Meaning he'll get angry).

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