coming or going, not know if one is

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coming or going, not know if one is

Be in a state of mental confusion, as in He has so much to do that he doesn't know if he's coming or going. This idiom was first recorded in 1924.

The American Heritage® Dictionary of Idioms by Christine Ammer.
Copyright © 1997. Published by Houghton Mifflin.
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