to go into orbit

Idiom Definition 1

Idiom Definition - go into orbit

"to go into orbit"

to become very excited


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Idiom Definition 2

Idiom Definition - go into orbit

"to go into orbit"

to become very angry


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Idiom Definition 3

Idiom Definition - go into orbit

"to go into orbit"

to become very high, large or inflated


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Idiom Scenario 1

Idiom Definition - go into orbit

Two parents are talking ...

Father:  I can't wait to tell the kids that I booked our holiday to Disneyland.

Mother:  Perhaps you should wait until after dinner. If you tell them before dinner, they will become so excited that they will not eat.

Father:  True. They will go into orbit when they find out we are going to Disneyland.

Idiom Scenario 2

Idiom Definition - go into orbit

Two colleagues are talking ...

Colleague 1:  Why don't you ask Peter for help?

Colleague 2:  Peter gets really angry really quickly if things are not just so and I know that my problem is going to exasperate him.

Colleague 1:  I suppose Peter does go into orbit quite easily. Maybe you should ask Janice instead.

Idiom Scenario 3

Idiom Definition - go into orbit

Two colleagues are talking ...

Colleague 1:  How are sales going with your new product category?

Colleague 2:  Unbelievable. Sales have gone into orbit. We are seeing a two hundred percent increase monthly.

Colleague 1:  Wow! That is really a high sales volume.

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to go into orbit - Gerund Form:

Going into orbit, the lottery winner jumped up and down.

Going into orbit the driver yelled and screamed at his fellow motorists.

to go into orbit - Examples:

1)  The BBC, Labour Party, the Left-wing press and distinguished economists would go into orbit. The Coalition could not survive. The social disruption would be worse than it

2)  My parents were very upset, my Mum went into orbit and is/was much more upset than my Dad.

3)  Some of the reviewers of this article went into orbit -- they did not want to see it published.

4)  First off, sorry to any regular readers -- personal and work stuff went into orbit these last months and I've been struggling to find time to update the blog.

5)  ... therefore not be able to seat us. Suffice to say that I went into orbit. Explained that I had waited a long time for this table.

6)  Despite all the hoopla about prices going into orbit, looking for new mines is just as much a gamble as it's always ...

7)  It's obvious that he actually has a life whereas you have gone into orbit around your bf and will most likely scare him off pretty soon.

8)  If you'd said science fiction, she would probably have gone into orbit.

9)  Now that sounds more like reality as their prices have gone into orbit.

10)  A guy sees a girl he likes and he goes into orbit if she smiles at him. Then he can perhaps daydream all day about how ...

11)  So when I read the brief f or this project I went into orbit. A story which shows that people who are bullied are in control of how ...

12)  I found a few of my friends eating' Chotpoti'. I went into orbit to see them and they started to hug me.

13)  ... in new directions that I haven't worked in before. So I went into orbit about the idea.

14)  During the final years at high school I went into orbit about biochemistry, the field that would become my vocation.

15)  By late afternoon, nothing had failed and I went into orbit. # For me, this is one of the best moments in research.

16)  She had suddenly gone into orbit, with a rage which their relationship made silent, and therefore doubly powerful and ...

17)  Infertile people experience this as an awful loss of control. They sometimes go into orbit, and may take this anger out on the closest target, ...

18)  ... that gives them a sense of security, and no wonder that they go into orbit with people like me who say that this is illusory.

19)  I have known horrendously overpaid traders go into orbit when they discovered they were not getting as much as an allegedly less successful colleague.

20)  ... he is likely to go into orbit if he hears that his own brother has been touching his wife!