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get out of hand

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Definition


To get out of control.

Context : Education, Social Life
Category: Idiom
Semantic: crazy, wild

Usage of “get out of hand”

  1. As soon as the teacher exited the classroom the students got out of hand.

Examples of idiom “get out of hand” from Twitter
  • Default avatar for Twitter user 'DIJONES82'
    DIJONES82:

    @arnettmcmurray I cannot respect when a team let's the lead get out of hand and fights in the end! Not with their talent level

  • Default avatar for Twitter user 'rutigerjones'
    rutigerjones:

    what happens next will get out of hand. guaranteed.

  • Default avatar for Twitter user 'jbrunelli'
    jbrunelli:

    WVU is looking solid...wow. UK better get going or this game is gonna get out of hand quick.

  • Default avatar for Twitter user 'kyledmills'
    kyledmills:

    thinks this game is going to get out of hand soon unless UK starts defending.

  • Default avatar for Twitter user 'Mani_2oO_Hawtt'
    Mani_2oO_Hawtt:

    This shit is getting out of hand

  • Default avatar for Twitter user 'georgiawaite_'
    georgiawaite_:

    RT @ChipmunkArtist: KMT... Pray days change... These streets are getting out of hand!!!

  • Default avatar for Twitter user 'laine_f'
    laine_f:

    is it me or is Josh getting out of hand with the emails?

  • Default avatar for Twitter user 'Amelia_Grace'
    Amelia_Grace:

    My sleeping habits are getting out of hand

  • Default avatar for Twitter user 'coolkix'
    coolkix:

    Okay this is getting out of hands, why can't I focus?!

  • Default avatar for Twitter user 'brandon_j16'
    brandon_j16:

    i'm sorry things got out of hand...i didnt know what i was thinking