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have kangaroos in the (or one's) top paddock

Definition of have kangaroos in the or one's top paddock in English:

Australian informal Be mad or eccentric.
Example sentences
  • If you were invited to a barbie in the arvo by a guy who had kangaroos in his top paddock, in what country would you be enjoying your afternoon barbecue with your crazy host?
  • Caressa will continue to collect kangaroos even if people think she's got kangaroos in the top paddock!
  • If we think the citizens and governments of India and China will forego wealth and a higher standard of living for the good of the world, then we have kangaroos in the top paddock.
See parent entry: kangaroo

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