in the mood


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in the mood (for something)

 and in the mood (to do something)
having the proper state of mind for a particular situation or for doing something. I'm not in the mood to see a movie tonight. Are you in the mood for pizza?
See also: mood

in the mood

Disposed or inclined toward something, as in I'm in the mood for a good long walk. This phrase is also put in the negative, I'm not in the mood to argue. [Late 1500s]
See also: mood
References in classic literature ?
That Service is ludicrously starved, of course, but the funds are administered by a few men who do not call for vouchers or present itemized accounts.
The lightweight three-way bag that matches any style you're in the mood for is also a must-have!
Now, when I tried to bring it back, Kim was not in the mood to play it anymore.
The survey revealed teen girls buy their favorite movies so they can enjoy them whenever they're in the mood to do so.