Get out of hand

Do you know the English expression “to get out of hand“? Read the conversation below. Can you guess the meaning?

Simon: How was the meeting?

Helen: It was OK until Bob started criticizing everyone. Then it got out of hand. Everyone started shouting at each other.

Does it mean:

a) noisy

b) finish

c) unpleasant

d) out of control

The answer is below!↓

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Answer: d) out of control