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make a mental note
To make an especial effort to remember something in the future. I must make a mental note to pick up the dry cleaning on the way home from work. Jenny, make a mental note of this number and remind me to call it when we get home.
1. To become extremely angry or upset. My parents are going to go mental if they find out we had a party here! Don't go mental, but I think I broke your computer.
2. To become or feel crazy. I'm going mental being stuck in this cabin all week with my parents!
3. To act in a crazy, foolish, or reckless way. Too many kids start going mental when they go to college and have total freedom for the first time in their lives.
make a mental note of something
to remember something. So, you want to be considered for a job. I'll make a mental note of that. Please make a mental note of my telephone number.
* mental block (against something)
Fig. to have some psychological barrier that prevents one from doing something. (*Typically: get ~; have ~; give someone ~.) Perry has a mental block against speaking in public.
go ˈmental(British English, slang) become very angry: My dad’ll go mental when he sees what we’ve done!
make a mental ˈnote of something/to do somethingmake an effort to remember something without writing it down: I must make a mental note to order more wood. ♢ She made a mental note of the car’s registration number.
in. go crazy; to act stupid. Another day in that history class and I know I will go mental.
1. mod. mentally retarded. (Usually objectionable. Derogatory.) The girl’s mental. Leave her alone.
2. n. a mentally retarded person. (Usually objectionable. Derogatory.) He’s a mental. He’ll need some help.
3. n. a stupid person. You’re such a mental lately.
n. a genius. I’m no mental giant, but I do know trouble when I see it.
n. a stupid person. I hate to seem like a mental midget, but what’s so great about that?