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have a cadenza

Definition of have a cadenza in English:

South African informal Be extremely agitated: the party is having a cadenza about subliminal messages on the news
[Said to be from Danny Kaye's The Little Fiddle, a humorous recording made in the 1940s]
More example sentences
  • You're gonna have a cadenza when you hear who I sat next to at the event.
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