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- (informal) To become explosively angry; to lose one's temper.
- When my dad found out I had failed the exams, he just lost it.
- (informal) To begin to laugh uncontrollably.
- When the teacher's chair broke, the class completely lost it.
- (informal) To lose one's mind, go crazy.
- (informal) To cease to have a skill or ability, to lose one's touch, to be washed up.
- When you think about all she's done for the sport, it's kind of sad, but she's completely lost it over the past few years.
- (idiomatic) To lose control of a situation. (Can we add an example for this sense?)
- (To be explosively angry): blow one's top, go ape, go apeshit, go snake, hit the ceiling, freak out, hit the roof, lose one's temper, lose one's rag.
to lose one's temper