get carried away

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get carried away (third-person singular simple present gets carried away, present participle getting carried away, simple past and past participle got carried away)

  1. (idiomatic, intransitive) To become excessively involved, to take something too far.
    It was nice of him to write a poem for his new girlfriend, but shooting a full-length film is getting carried away.

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