flip one's lid

flip one's lid или flip one's wig  {slang}
1. Терять самообладание.
When that pushy salesman came back Mom really flipped her lid.
Compare: BLOW A FUSE.
2. Терять рассудок; становиться невменяемым.
When he offered me three times the pay I was getting, I thought he had flipped his lid.
3. Становиться чрезмерно восторженным.
She flipped her lid over a hat she saw in the store window.
He's flipped his lid over that new actress.
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