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onsen
Posted: Tuesday, February 16, 2021 7:02:37 AM
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Hello,

Quote:

delusion noun
• PHRASES delusions of grandeur (= a belief that you are more important than you actually are) Don't go getting delusions of grandeur.
delusion


Don't go getting delusions of grandeur.

What does the 'go' in the above sentence mean?


Thank you.
Wilmar (USA) 1M
Posted: Tuesday, February 16, 2021 8:13:24 AM

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Don't go -- an idiom

from TFD idioms:

don't go (doing something)
Be careful not to (do the thing stated).
If you go skateboarding today, please don't go getting yourself hurt.
coag
Posted: Tuesday, February 16, 2021 12:25:44 PM

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Don't Go Breaking My Heart, a song by Elton John and Kiki Dee
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