Barking mad 像瘋狗一樣亂叫

Image caption Being pulled by the lead is making this dog mad

今日短語

在英語裏,bark 做為動詞是狗叫的意思。短語 barking mad 是形容某人完全瘋了的狀態,同時也能形容某個不理智或瘋狂的決定。

例句

I went out wearing sandals even though it was raining. Everyone was looking at me as if I were barking mad.

My neighbour is barking mad. I always hear him talking to himself!

The company's decision to open a new branch is barking mad. They don't have enough money.

請注意

在英語裏,有很多用來形容某人瘋了或做出另類舉動的詞匯和短語。比如:crazy, mad, insane, go bananas, batty 還有 out of one』s mind。

例句

Why didn't you call me to tell me you were OK? Are you out of your mind?

I can』t remember whether I locked the door this morning. I think I'm going bananas!

My brother is crazy. He gets up every morning at 5 a.m. to go to the gym.