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An intensifier to indicate "much" or "a lot".
Context : Business, Relationships, Social Life
Semantic: a lot, much, very
Usage of “so bad”
I want the promotion so bad.
I want to kiss you so bad.
Examples of idiom “so bad” from Twitter
Patiently waiting on my fam to Tweet how much fun they had @Willie_Day26 Party!! Never thought i would want to be in Chicago so bad!
OH MY GOD. My skin looks so bad today. Like REALLY bad. I just put a bunch of powder on and it looks kinda like a mask, i look ridiculous!!
Damn sth is wrooong with me! My stomach still hurts so bad, like someone hit my guts too hard! :( where is my nurse?