June 13, 2015
The word "mad" is very similar to the word "angry." The examples below show how it's used as an adjective:
- Why is she mad?
- Are you mad at me?
- He gets mad very easily.
- Do you think they're going to get mad?
- Don't make that dog mad. He'll bite you.
- You made them mad with your comments.
- The teacher suddenly became mad at the students when he realized that they weren't listening to him.
Sometimes the word "mad" is similar to the word "crazy."
- Bill is going to go mad if he stays at his job any longer.
- Belinda is going mad from all the work she has to do.
- All this noise is going to make me go mad.
He feels as though he's about to go mad.
There are a few other ways to use this word:
- The occupants in the building made a mad dash for the exit when they realized there was a fire. (mad dash = quick movement)
- She's mad about her boyfriend. (She loves him or likes him very much.)
- You're a mad man. (You're kind of crazy--but in a good way.)
- Those two are madly in love. (They're very much in love. The word "madly" is an adverb.)
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