go mad
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go mad(
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An intransitive verb phrase is a phrase that combines a verb with a preposition or other particle and does not require a direct object (e.g. Everybody please stand up.).
intransitive verb phrase
1. (to lose one's sanity)
a. volverse loco
The king went made after the death of his family.El rey se volvió loco tras la muerte de su familia.
b. enloquecer
The professor thought he would go mad trying to figure out the solution to the equation.El profesor pensaba que enloquecería intentando encontrar la solución a la ecuación.
2.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(to get excited)
a. enloquecer (United Kingdom)
Ron goes mad for anything with truffle in it.Ron enloquece por cualquier cosa que lleve trufa.
b. volverse loco
Leslie goes mad for Alex's curly hair.Leslie se vuelve loca por el cabello rizado de Alex.
3.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(to get very upset) (United Kingdom)
a. enloquecer
Mate, you broke my nan's vase! She's going to go mad when she finds out!¡Rompiste el florero de mi abuela, mano! ¡Cuando se entere, va a enloquecer!
b. volverse loco
Valentina went mad with jealousy when she saw me with my new girlfriend.Valentina se volvió loca de celos cuando me vio con mi nueva novia.
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