One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
Allow oneself to get carried away by enthusiasm or excitement.‘let's go mad and splash out’
become frenzied, become uncontrollable, lose control, erupt, boil overView synonyms
- ‘‘I was behind the goal when he kicked it and went mad - I just love the game,’ she said.’
- ‘The audience went mad with excitement when the elephant stepped on to the stage.’
- ‘Keegan jogs out from behind the entrance curtains to the sound of Oasis classic ‘Rock and Roll Star’ and the home fans go mad for it.’
- ‘So it was with some bemusement that the village went mad with delight verging on delirium when none other than Two Jags himself made his stunning announcement.’
- ‘I took it over, all her friends went mad for it and I came back with orders for 20 more.’
- ‘Seeing their fans going mad as we played was one of the highlights of our time.’
- ‘Stylists from Vogue and Elle went mad for them and Gordon's collections are now available in Harvey Nichols, Graham and Green and Egg.’
- ‘During the 80's the UK went mad for the more obscure sports of snooker and darts.’
- ‘I had to wait to find out if I'd won and when my dad told me I went mad.’
- ‘Then we scored for a second time and we went mad again shouting ‘we've won’ but then we realised it was disallowed.’
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