go insane
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go insane
An intransitive verb phrase is a phrase that combines a verb with a preposition or other particle and does not require a direct object (e.g. Everybody please stand up.).
intransitive verb phrase
1. (to lose one's sanity)
a. volverse loco
Some guy went insane and started attacking people in the subway.Un tipo se volvió loco y empezó a atacar a las personas en el metro.
b. enloquecer
The old caretaker of this hotel went insane, and the had to put him in an institution.El antiguo cuidador de este hotel enloqueció, y lo tuvieron que ingresar en un hospital psiquiátrico.
c. trastornarse
Alberto went insane from the trauma that he suffered.Alberto se trastornó del trauma que sufrió.
2. (to get very upset)
a. volverse loco
I'm going to go insane if I have to spend another day in this office.Me voy a volver loco si tengo que pasar un día más en esta oficina.
b. enloquecer
My dad went insane when he caught us drinking his whiskey.Mi papá enloqueció cuando nos agarró bebiendo su whisky.
3. (to get excited)
a. volverse loco
When Messi scored his third goal, the fans went insane.Cuando Messi marcó su tercer gol, los hinchas se volvieron locos.
b. enloquecer
The DJ did the most epic beat drop, and everyone in the club went insane.El DJ hizo un tremendo beat drop y todos los que estaban en la disco enloquecieron.
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