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. (intransitive) To become excessively involved or enthusiastic; 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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