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Also, be mad about . Be immoderately fond of or infatuated with, as in I'm crazy about lobster , or George is mad about his new saxophone . The first expression dates from the early 1900s. The second, with mad , is much older; Shakespeare had it as mad for in All's Well That Ends Well (5:3): “madde for her”; and mad about was common by the mid-1700s.


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