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To be wild about (something)

Idiom: To be wild

Meaning: To have a strong,
almost uncontrollable, liking to someone or something. 

Context #1 – Someone has fallen in

Matt:Leslie, I have
something to confess. 
Leslie: Okay, what is
Matt: Well, we’ve been spending a lot of time
together these days, and well, what I’m trying to say is I’m kind of wild
Leslie: Oh Matt, I
feel exactly the same way.  I can’t stop
thinking about you all the time.
Matt:  Really?  I’m so happy to hear that
because I feel that way too.  I really
like you and just want to spend all my time with you.

Context #2 – Talking about baseball
between friends.

Don: I love
baseball season.  There’s nothing better
than a good ballgame.
Summer: I know.  Every year you say the same thing.  Why are you so wild about baseball?
Don: Everyone I
know likes baseball.  I’ve been watching
and playing baseball since I can remember. 
The games, the players, the food, the atmosphere can make your entire
day fantastic.  I’m more than wild about it, baseball is life.
Summer: I guess I
can’t argue with that.  Besides, baseball
has become popular in many countries now. 

Meaning: The
idiom “wild about” means to like something very much.  Being wild about something means you can like
something to an extreme, for a brief or extended time.

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