go\ into\ orbit

v. phr. slang
1. To become very happy or successful.

Our team has gone into orbit.

Compare: fly high
2. To lose one's temper or control completely; become very angry.

John was afraid his father would go into orbit when he found out about the car accident.

Compare: hit the ceiling

Словарь американских идиом. — СПб., Изд-во "Лань". . 1997.

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