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.
See also: keen, mad
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Now all my feelings did a 360 degree turn and I was mad keen to burn my bra, grow my leg hair, and string every available man up by the goolies (sorry, lads, there's that promise broken).