Translation of mad in Spanish:
- 1 1.1 (insane) mad scientistcientífico (masculine) locoare you mad?¿pero estás loco?in a mad momenten un momento de locurato be mad with grief/painestar loco de pena/dolorto go mad when I told her I'd lost it she went madcuando le dije que lo había perdido se puso como loca or como una fieradon't go mad with the saltno te pases con la sal [colloquial]it's bureaucracy gone mades la burocracia llevada a un extremo absurdoto drive somebody madvolver or traer loco a alguienthese kids are driving me madestos niños me están volviendo loca or me traen locato work/run/fight like madtrabajar/correr/pelear como un locothey shouted like madgritaban como locosto be as mad as a hatter o as a March hareestar loco de atar or más loco que una cabra [colloquial]1.2(gallop)we made a mad dash for the airport
desenfrenadosalimos 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)estar furioso or (especially Latin America) enojadísimo or (especially Spain) enfadadísimo (she's mad at him for forgetting her birthday conalguien)está enojadísima or (especially Spain) enfadadísima con él porque se olvidó de su cumpleañosto get madponerse furiosoto make somebody madponer furioso a alguienwas I (ever) mad!¡qué furioso me puse!
- 3 (very enthusiastic) [colloquial] (predicative) to be mad
aboutsomebodyestar locoto be mad poralguien about/ onsomethingshe's mad about lemon ice-cream/about o on African musicel helado de limón/la música africana la vuelve locaI'm not mad keen on the idea (British English)
le 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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