mad for it adj.
extremely enthusiastic about something, really keen on or willing to do something.
|[||Pleasant Notes III xi 145: When shee was in the Mubblefubbles, doe you thinke I was mad for it? no, no; I took my Asse [...] and went to the next good Town, and let it Jubble out as it Mubbled in].|
|The Tailor and Ansty 134: But the rest of them were soon clean mad for it.|
|Helsingør Station and Other Departures 167: I’d drink your piss! I’m mad for it!‘The Bird I Fancied’|
|(con. 1970) The Dazzling Dark (1996) I v: Bored? Naw, Ber’s mad for it, aren’t you?Danti-Dan in McGuinness|
|(ref. to 1963) The Bend for Home 175: One minute you’re mad for it, the next you’re not.|
|Powder 94: Crowd are mad for it!|
|Layer Cake 13: The reality as ever is that the kids are fuckin mad for it [i.e. Ecstasy], can’t get enough of it, they don’t see a problem.|
|Times Review 30 Apr. 11/3: She progresses from being ‘mad into chardonnay’ to the ‘sauvignon blanc years’.|