go postal


go postal
1) крушить, расправляться

1. We won't ask where the Republicans were when couriers and clerks went postal, killing their colleagues (Boston Globe). — He будем спрашивать, где были республиканцы, когда потерявшие рассудок курьеры и клерки расправлялись со своими коллегами.

2. Members of the crew tried to hold down a single individual, but the individual got up again and essentially went postal in the cockpit (PSI Tech Spot Report). — Члены экипажа попытались сдержать человека, действовавшего в одиночку, но тому удалось встать, после чего он стал крушить все вокруг себя в кабине самолета.

2) возмущаться, быть недовольным

Publishers Go Postal Over New Rate Hikes (Media Life). — Издатели возмущены новым повышением тарифов / Новое повышение тарифов вызвало взрыв возмущения среди издателей.

Syn:
go beserk, go haywire, go ballistic

The English annotation is below. (English-Russian). 2003.

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