make (one) mad

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make (one) mad

1. To make one very angry, irritated, or vexed. OK, it was funny at first, but now your jokes are just making me mad! I know it made her mad to see the company she'd spent her life building be dismantled the incompetent new CEO.
2. To cause one to become unhinged, insane, or mentally unstable. Trying to deal with the complaints and requests of so many different people and departments is enough to make a person mad! They prescribed me medication to deal with the anxiety, but I felt like it made me a bit mad.
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make someone mad

(at someone or something) Go to mad (at someone or something).
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Scouse firefighter Michael shared numerous videos of the event - and got very close to host Caroline Flack, with him saying "She's making mad moves" and raising his eyebrows.
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She wanted to spend our last night together making mad, passionate love."
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...'Sorry, now is not a good moment, please shove off!' Or for those who seriously can't take a hint: 'Sarah and James are making mad, passionate love!' (That should guarantee several months of embarrassed silence!) It's easy, too, for answer-phone messages to go awry.
Q WHEN I'm asleep, I often dream that my boyfriend and I are making mad, passionate love.
the best thing we can do is spend the next hour making mad passionate love in the basement."
"We could see the thing on fire, making mad noises.
To ward off government regulation, Mad's publisher, William Gaines, set up the Comics Code Authority to ensure that every comic book was certifiably "wholesome." He had no intention of making Mad meet that criterion, so in 1955 it became a "magazine" instead.
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