go to pieces go to pieces

Definition(s):

  • (v) lose one's emotional or mental composure

Usage(s):

  1. The Sirocco leaked like a screen, was ready to go to pieces until they let it run with the gale.
  2. Materials had to be found that would not go to pieces in a reactor's heart.
  3. So thus they found that even the Belly in its dull quiet way was doing necessary work for the Body, and that all must work together or the Body will go to pieces.

News

  • Ornamental versus edible crabapples

    “If I knew tomorrow the world would go to pieces, I would still plant an apple tree.” Martin Luther.
    on May 4, 2014     Source: Grand Rapids Herald-Review

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