be mad keen (on someone or something)

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be mad keen (on someone or something)

To be very enthusiastic or excited about someone or something. Oh, I've seen the way Tim smiles at you—he's definitely mad keen on you! I'm mad keen on that college, so I really hope they accept me.
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be mad ˈkeen (on somebody/something)

(informal) be very interested in or enthusiastic about somebody/something: She’s been mad keen on African music ever since she came back from Zimbabwe last year.He’s mad keen on getting into the army.
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I felt I could have played two or three weeks ago, I am mad keen to get back," he says.
Last night Morrison said: "I am mad keen to be involved.
He said: "I would play every week if I could, I am mad keen.
Duncan Bell's attempts to join the brotherhood of adopted Welshmen also seems pretty genuine: "All I can say is I am mad keen to represent Wales.
I am mad keen on gadgets of all kinds, shapes and sizes - so any shop which sells gadgets has the thumbs up from me.
I am mad keen on cars and want to be a mechanic like my dad.
I am mad keen on football and thought I stood a chance when I made the bet, but I'm a bit of a cautious gambler so I only put a quid on it.