Barking mad 像瘋狗一樣亂叫
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。
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.
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。
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.