Off the Deep End

Welcome to English in a minute!Going off the deep end sounds dangerous.Off the Deep End.I wonder if Jonathan and Anna will need special equipment to explain this expression.I heard that John got kicked out of a restaurant last night.What happened? It was crazy! So,we were eating dinner and I just asked him about his new job.Didn’t you hear?He got fired yesterday.NO,I didn’t.But he totally went off the deep end,yelling and throwing food.The deep end in a swimming pool is where the water is the deepest.In spoken American English,to go off the deep end means to lose control of your emotions,usually anger or sadness.And that’s English in a minute!

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