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crazy / loco
 
crazy   [ˈkreɪzɪ]
A. -adjective
crazier   comparative
craziest   superlative
1. (=mad)   loco,   chiflado *
·you were crazy to do it
·fue una locura hacerlo
·you would be crazy to do that
·tendrías que estar loco para hacer eso
·it would be crazy [for] him to give up his job
·sería una locura que dejase el trabajo
a. to [drive] somebody crazy
(=drive mad)   volver loco a somebody, someone
(=infuriate)   sacar de quicio a somebody, someone
·it'noun enough to drive you crazy
·es para volverse loco
b. to [go] crazy
(=mad)   volverse loco
(=excited)   ponerse como loco
(=angry)   ponerse como un energúmeno
c. it was a crazy [idea] =   fue una locura or un disparate,   era una idea descabellada or disparatada
d. everyone shouted [like] crazy =   todos gritaban como locos
·they were selling like crazy
se estaban vendiendo como rosquillas or como pan caliente *
e. it [sounds] crazy =   parece una locura
f. crazy [talk] =   disparates masculine plural,   tonterías feminine plural
g. I've done some crazy [things] in my time =   he hecho algunas locuras en mi vida
h. crazy [with] grief/anxiety =   loco de pena/preocupaciónoun
i. it'noun a crazy [world] =   el mundo está loco,   es un mundo de locos
2. *
(=keen)
·he'noun football crazy
·es un fanático del feminineútbol
a. to be crazy [about] somebody =   estar loco por somebody, someone
·they're crazy about football
·el feminineútbol les vuelve locos
·I'masculine not crazy about it
·no es que me vuelva loco,   no me entusiasma
3. ·to lean at a crazy [angle]
·inclinarse de modo peligroso
B. -noun
(United States)   *   loco (m) / loca (f)
C. -compound
·crazy bone   -noun
(United States)   hueso (m) del codo
·crazy house   *   -noun
(United States)   casa (f) de locos *,   manicomio (m)
·crazy paving   -noun   pavimento (m) de baldosas irregulares
·crazy quilt   -noun
(United States)   edredónoun (m) de retazos
 
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged and Audio Headword Pronunciation (Spanish) 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co Ltd. 1971,1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992,1993,1996,1997,2000,2003,2005.
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