lost the plot

• gone crazy/mad.

Londonisms dictionary. 2014.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • lose the plot — (informal) 1. To be at a loss, lose one s way 2. To lose one s temper 3. To become insane • • • Main Entry: ↑plot * * * informal lose one s ability to understand or cope with what is happening many people believe that he is feeling the strain or… …   Useful english dictionary

  • lose the plot —    If someone loses the plot, they have stopped being rational about something.   (Dorking School Dictionary)    ***    If a situation becomes so confusing that you are unable to understand what is happening or what you are supposed to do, you… …   English Idioms & idiomatic expressions

  • plot — [[t]plɒ̱t[/t]] ♦♦♦ plots, plotting, plotted 1) N COUNT: usu N to inf, N against n A plot is a secret plan by a group of people to do something that is illegal or wrong, usually against a person or a government. Security forces have uncovered a… …   English dictionary

  • The Zimmer Twins — Infobox Television show name = The Zimmer Twins caption = From left to right: Eva Zimmer, 13, and Edgar Zimmer. format = Animated television series creator = Jason Krogh Aaron Leighton producer = Jason Krogh (Interactive) Anne Sophie Breiger… …   Wikipedia

  • The Young and the Restless minor characters — The following are characters from the American soap opera The Young and the Restless who are notable for their actions or relationships, but who do not warrant their own articles. Contents 1 Current Characters 1.1 Genevieve …   Wikipedia

  • Lost Cosmonauts — Lost Cosmonauts, or Phantom Cosmonauts, is a conspiracy theory alleging that cosmonauts entered outer space, but without their existence having been acknowledged by either the Soviet or Russian space authorities. Proponents of the Lost Cosmonauts …   Wikipedia

  • The New Adventures of Tarzan — Directed by Edward Kull Wilbur F. McGaugh Produced by Edgar Rice Burroughs …   Wikipedia

  • The Man in the High Castle —   …   Wikipedia

  • The Seven Deadly Sins (play) — The Seven Deadly Sins was a two part play written c. 1585, attributed to Richard Tarlton, and most likely premiered by his company, Queen Elizabeth s Men. [Chambers, Vol. 2, p. 125.] The play drew upon the medieval tradition of the morality play; …   Wikipedia

  • The Art of Fiction — The Art of Fiction: A Guide for Writers and Readers is a nonfiction book by Ayn Rand, published posthumously. Edited by Tore Boeckmann, it was published by Plume in 2000, ISBN 0452281547. The book is based on a 1958 series of 12 four hour… …   Wikipedia

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”

We are using cookies for the best presentation of our site. Continuing to use this site, you agree with this.