to see stars - idiom meaning?

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What is the meaning of "to see stars" idiom?

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Idiom Scenario 1:

Two friends are out golfing ...
Friend 1:  I can't believe that someone hit you with a golf ball. Are you OK? 
Friend 2:  It was quite a hit. Now I'm seeing stars.
Friend 1: Maybe you should sit down for a minute and recover.
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Idiom Definition:


"to see stars"
to take a blow to the head that is hard enough that you see specks of light that resemble stars or to have your brain deprived of oxygen such that you see specks of light that resemble stars
Synonyms: blackout, collapse, conk, dizziness, dizzy, insensible, flicker, gray-out, insensibility, knockout, stupor, swoon, trance, vertigo
 



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Idiom Scenario 2:

Two friends are talking ...
Friend 1: You'll never believe what happened to me when I went to visit Susan.
Friend 2: Do tell.
Friend 1: Well, she just got a new pet snake, a boa constrictor.
Friend 2: Go on.
Friend 1: Somehow the snake managed to wind itself around my neck and it started to squeeze.
Friend 2: What happened.
Friend 1: The snake squeezed so tight that I started to see stars.
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Idiom Scenario 3:

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Gerund Form of the Idiom:

Seeing stars is not a good thing.
 
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Idiom Usage:

To see stars is informal.
 
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Idiom Conjugations:

 
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