Translation of mad in Spanish:
- 1 1.1 (insane) mad scientistare you mad?científico (masculine) locoin a mad moment¿pero estás loco?to be mad with grief/painen un momento de locurato go mad when I told her I'd lost it she went madestar loco de pena/dolordon't go mad with the saltcuando le dije que lo había perdido se puso como loca or como una fierait's bureaucracy gone madno te pases con la sal [colloquial]to drive somebody mades la burocracia llevada a un extremo absurdothese kids are driving me madvolver or traer loco a alguiento work/run/fight like madestos niños me están volviendo loca or me traen locathey shouted like madtrabajar/correr/pelear como un locoto be as mad as a hatter o as a March haregritaban como locos1.2estar loco de atar or más loco que una cabra [colloquial](gallop)we made a mad dash for the airportsalimos como locos para el aeropuertoExample sentences1.3 (foolish, crazy) what a mad thing to say!
¡qué disparate!Example sentences
- Lela looked up, trying to hide her amusement as they saw Stasia, obviously driven mad with jealousy and defeat, throwing random sculptures at the two.
- Everyone in the paper ticket line makes a mad dash back to the kiosks.
- The dance started at seven so there was a mad scramble to get ready.
- The household is mad, disturbed, yet idyllic and peaceful.
- Posterity has called her mad: a schizophrenic.
- He described him as completely mad, crazy, off the wall.
- The reader isn't expected to take anything on faith or invest belief in any seemingly mad ideas, which is probably just the right tone for this sort of introductory book.
- When I visited her, I saw notebooks full of her mad ideas.
- There's no secret code or literary illusion, there's just his own mad thoughts on a page.
- 2 (angry) (especially American English) (predicative) to be mad (
with/ atsomebody)she's mad at him for forgetting her birthdayestar furioso or (especially Latin America) enojadísimo or (especially Spain) enfadadísimo ( conalguien)to get madestá enojadísima or (especially Spain) enfadadísima con él porque se olvidó de su cumpleañosto make somebody madponerse furiosowas I (ever) mad!poner furioso a alguien¡qué furioso me puse!
- 3 (very enthusiastic) [colloquial] (predicative) to be mad
aboutsomebodyto be madestar loco poralguien about/ onsomethingshe's mad about lemon ice-cream/about o on African musicI'm not mad keen on the idea (British English)el helado de limón/la música africana la vuelve locale encanta or le chifla el helado de limón/la música africanala idea no me vuelve loco or no me entusiasma demasiadoExample sentences
- Now don't be mad with me, because it's not entirely my fault that this is happening.
- If you put in the wrong directions, people get quite mad at you.
- How could I be mad at you for defending yourself?
- When it comes to sports, India is mad about cricket.
- Peter was extremely proud of his children and very happy with Kayce, who took care of him, who protected him, who was just mad about him.
- With every sigh, I become more mad about you, more lost without you.
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