get mad

get mad

To become angry. I didn't tell Dad that I scratched up his car because I knew he'd get mad. You lied to me, so of course I got mad!
See also: get, mad

get mad (at something)

to muster all one's physical and mental resources in order to do something difficult. Come on, Bill. If you're going to lift your end of the piano, you're going to have to get mad at it. The sergeant keeps yelling, "Work, work! Push, push! Come on, you guys, get mad!"
See also: get, mad

get mad

verb
See also: get, mad
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Some of them get mad, and they usually feel better after getting mad.
(http://www.ibtimes.com/milo-yiannopoulos-shouts-out-rapper-xxxtentacion-instagram-2505571) XXXTentacion went on to add, "We are supposed to become a huge community, so, you guys can't get mad at the new fans and want to like be pissed off.
"Getting mad yourself makes the situation worse, makes you more stressed and teaches the children to shout and get mad if they feel frustrated.
Wilkie said: "They can't guarantee if I get a ligament from a dead person here that I won't get mad cow disease.
It happens, people get mad. I don't like to break my' board.
I want to ask my mom about shaving my legs, but I'm afraid she'll say no or get mad or laugh.
Please don't get mad or laugh because I want to be able to talk to you about other girl stuff too." If she says no, accept it and try again in a few months.
You seen Hambone?" Somebody had to been seein' somebody or Granma would get mad. We start to having family reunions just so she could see everybody all at once.
Selma had told me to ignore when people get mad 'bout my A's, but Sheila was lying and she know it.
Did you get mad at yourself getting hurt not even skating?