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losing your mind

losing your mind

Date: Dec 21 2006


1. Quote - Listen to the quote and guess what the slang means.

“It’s a long movie so when… you’re just lying there and reacting to all of these things… you feel like you’re losing your mind.”

Kirsten Dunst talking about how she felt while working on her latest movie Marie Antoinette.


1. Definition - Study the definition.

going crazy; going nuts

2. Use - Learn how the slang is used.

Kirsten Dunst is describing the long hours she worked when she was making the movie Marie Antoinette. Acting for such long periods of time, she felt like she was losing her mind. She means that as she did all the scenes and had to portray certain emotions, she started to feel a little crazy.

Many things in life can make you feel like you’re losing your mind, like when you are tired or stressed, or when you forget things you feel like you shouldn’t.

If you are extremely busy, doing several things at once, with many people expecting things from you, it can be overwhelming. You might feel like you’re losing your mind. You could say, “When I get off work tonight, I have to write two papers. But I stayed up all night last night to study for a test. I’m so tired, I feel like I’m losing my mind.”

If you make silly mistakes, like forgetting your boyfriend’s phone number or pouring your cereal into your coffee cup, you can say, “I feel like I’m losing my mind.”


1. Examples - Hear some example sentences.

“When I can’t remember somebody’s name, I feel like I’m losing my mind.”

“Didn’t I just see you at the mall or am I losing my mind?”

“Don’t you remember calling me last night? Are you losing your mind?”


1. Winners - See who guessed the slang definition correctly.

You can not think
by soroushbaran
you feel like driving you nutes or going to crazy
by rehab_gad2000
you feel insane
by mariep
that true because you can lose your mind over anything everthing is possible to do even making movies
by chilly willy
云淡风轻 getting out of your mind I mean going mad
by 云淡风轻
lonejafa going crazy
by lonejafa
gaofei becoming confused, overloaded, alot of sensations.
by gaofei
it is like confusing or forget something
by munira
trey Losing your mind means that you feel you're going crazy.
by trey
June.Zou be crazy.
by June.Zou
Y.Furu to become crazy, go mad
by Y.Furu
You get confused as you are bombarded with chunks of information and a variety of scenes and images. In other words, you can't make head or tail of what is happening in front of you.
by niki_m
out of your mind, get crazy...
by oceangirl05
She might feel confused between herself in real life and her role in the movie
by Jerry.ma
hobobuster goin crazy!
by hobobuster
Losing your mind means you don't know where you are, you can't catch the main idea of the things
by helenhorse
JazzThing she gets crazy
by JazzThing
melga going crazy...
by melga
oklassoo i guess it means go crazy.
by oklassoo
Faint going crazy
by Faint
Kia to lose one's grip on reality to dream
by Kia

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