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drop one's bundle

Definition of drop one's bundle in English:

Australian /NZ informal Panic; lose one’s self-control.
[from obsolete bundle 'swag']
Example sentences
  • Well in January 1994, I had word that my son had been missing for two weeks, which really dropped the bundle, or I dropped my bundle.
  • The Prime Minister was so desperate to discredit his nemesis that he effectively dropped his bundle.
  • Thistles will need to be careful that they don't let their disappointment make them drop their bundle over the next four rounds.
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