Reply to "Is it often used for expressing surprise?"

Hi David,

Can we also use 'went and...' or 'go and...' to convey disapproval, annoyance, surprise, etc. like 'gone and...'?

These sentences were quoted from  online dictionaries:

1. "Somebody goes and does something mindless like that and just destroys everything for you."

2. "He's gone and lost (= he has lost) that wallet I gave him for his birthday."

Can I say "He went and lost that wallet I gave him for his birthday." to convey dismay like #2?

Thank you very much.

 

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